Noam Chomsky’s Statement to Turkish Trial Against Academics for Peace

Yazar / Referans: 
Halis Yıldırım, BAK
Tarih: 
04/12/2017

The penal case against the signers of the Academics for Peace petition is a shocking miscarriage of justice, which friends of the Turkish people can only view with dismay.  The wording of the indictment, throughout, makes it clear that the case is an assault against fundamental rights of free expression that should be zealously safeguarded.  To take only one example, the signers are accused of calling on the government “to lift the curfew, punish those who are responsible for human rights violations, and compensate those citizens who have experienced material an

148 Barış Akademisyeninin Dava Takvimi

Yazar / Referans: 
Pınar Tarcan, Bianet
Tarih: 
03/12/2017

Barış İçin Akademisyenler’in bildirisine imza atan 1128 ilk imzacıdan 148'sının dava süreci 5 Aralık 2017 Salı günü başlıyor. Listede 15 üniversiteden akademisyenler var.

Barış İçin Akademisyenler’in bildirisini imzalayan akademisyenlerin dava süreci 5 Aralık 2017 Salı günü başlıyor.

17 Mayıs 2018'e kadar devam edecek ilk dava sürecinde metnin ilk imzacısı olan 1128 akademisyenden bazılarına tebligat ulaştı ve dava başlama tarihleri belli oldu. İlk listede 15 üniversiteden 146* akademisyen bulunuyor. 

Meriç Eyüboğlu: Barış Akademisyenleri Ayrı Yargılansa da Bir Karar Bütün Davaları Etkileyecek

Yazar / Referans: 
Pınar Tarcan, Bianet
Tarih: 
03/12/2017

"Bu Suça Ortak Olmayacağız" mottosuyla yola çıkarak ortak bir barış bildirisine imza atan, Barış İçin Akademisyenler topluluğu, bildirinin yayınlandığı 11 Ocak 2016 tarihinden itibaren tehdit edildi, hedef gösterildi, ihraç edildi, çeşitli suçlamalara maruz bırakıldı. Barış talebiyle yola çıkan akademisyenlerin dava süreci ise 5 Aralık'ta başlıyor.

Turkish Courts Set to Begin Hearings of Purged Dissidents in Academia

Yazar / Referans: 
PEN America
Tarih: 
03/12/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 27, 2017

NEW YORK—The arbitrary use of judicial power in targeting signatories of the January 2016 Academics for Peace petition is the latest in a long series of legal charges filed against civil society actors by authorities, and demonstrates the Turkish government’s ongoing campaign to silent dissent in all its forms.

Free Thought on Trial from 5 December

Yazar / Referans: 
Michael Mackenzie, Ahval
Tarih: 
01/12/2017

In January last year, more than 2,000 academics, mostly Turks, petitioned the Turkish parliament calling for an end to what they said was the “deliberate planned massacre” and “deportation of Kurdish people” since the resumption of conflict with Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) separatists the previous July.

“Barış İçin Akademisyenler” Bu Toplumun Vicdanı Olmuştur, Yargılanamazlar!

Yazar / Referans: 
MO İstanbul
Tarih: 
01/12/2017

Ocak 2016’da “Barış İçin Akademisyenler” imzası ile yayımlanan “Bu Suça Ortak Olmayacağız!” bildirisi nedeniyle, aralarında odamız mensubu meslektaşlarımızın da bulunduğu imzacı pek çok akademisyen, sırf demokratik ifade özgürlüğü haklarını kullandıkları için hukuk dışı uygulamalarla işten çıkarıldı, yandaş medyada estirilen yoğun bir linç kampanyası eşliğinde üniversitelerinden uzaklaştırıldı ya da baskı altına alınarak istifaya zorlandı.

An Infamous Case Against Academic Freedoms: “They Are Trying To Isolate The Peace Academics”

Yazar / Referans: 
Evrensel (Translated by BAK)
Tarih: 
25/11/2017

Istanbul Chief Prosecutor indicts academics on trumped-up terrorism charges for signing peace declaration. An indictment has been issued for academics from several universities who have signed the peace declaration named “We will not be a party to this crime”. The academics are being charged with “making propaganda for a terrorist organization” and are facing 7,5 years of imprisonment. The indictments are being filed by Istanbul Public Chief Prosecutor’s Office. The exact number of academics who are all charged with the same indictment but on an individual basis.

Seven Ways You Can Support Academics in Turkey

Yazar / Referans: 
Blog of the APA
Tarih: 
24/11/2017

The situation for academics in Turkey has dramatically worsened since the failed coup on July 15, a matter of increasing importance given the investigations, firings, deportations, trials, and detentions of academics even prior to the coup. In January of this year, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had already stretched the term “terrorist” enough to apply it to over one thousand members of Academics for Peace for publishing a petition. This threat to academics was foreshadowed in previous attacks on journalists and opposition lawmakers.

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