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Aufruf zu dringlichem Handeln!* Der Angriff auf die akademische Freiheit in der Türkei erreicht einen neuen Höhepunkt

Die Türkei beginnt, die Akademiker für den Frieden einzusperren, die den Frieden und die akademische Freiheit verteidigt haben Am 25. Februar hat der regionale Gerichtshof Istanbuls den Einspruch gegen die Verurteilung von Prof. Dr. Füsun Üstel abgelehnt. Die emeritierte Professorin der Politikwissenschaft an der Galatasaray Universität erhielt ein 15-monatiges Strafmaß, da sie im Jahre 2016 … Continue reading Aufruf zu dringlichem Handeln!* Der Angriff auf die akademische Freiheit in der Türkei erreicht einen neuen Höhepunkt

Call for Urgent action!* Assault on Academic Freedoms in Turkey Reaches New Heights

Turkey Begins to Jail the Peace Academics Who Defend Peace and Academic Freedom. On February 25, Istanbul Regional Court of Justice rejected the appeal ratifying the conviction of Prof. Dr. Füsun Üstel. Professor of Political Science at the University of Galatasaray, now retired, Prof. Üstel was sentenced to 15 months of imprisonment for having signed … Continue reading Call for Urgent action!* Assault on Academic Freedoms in Turkey Reaches New Heights

Fransız Üniversiteleri Rektörler Birliği Avrupa üniversitelerini dayanışmaya çağırıyor

Fransız Üniversiteleri Rektörler Birliği @CPUniversite, hapis cezası kesinleşen Füsun Üstel‘in infazının durdurulmasını talep ediyor ve Avrupa üniversitelerini dayanışmaya çağırıyor. Metnin orijinali: http://www.cpu.fr/actualite/la-cpu-solidaire-des-universitaires-turcs-poursuivis-pour-des-faits-dopinion/ La CPU solidaire des universitaires turcs poursuivis pour des faits d’opinion 5 Mart 2019 La Conférence des Présidents d’Université française (CPU) vient d’être informée de la situation de Madame Füsun Üstel, Professeure de … Continue reading Fransız Üniversiteleri Rektörler Birliği Avrupa üniversitelerini dayanışmaya çağırıyor

Scholars At Risk on Yonca Demir’s imprisonment to three years

Please see the original post by SAR Network here: https://www.scholarsatrisk.org/report/2019-01-24-bilgi-university/ On January 24, 2019, Turkey’s 28th Heavy Penal Court sentenced Istanbul Bilgi University lecturer Yonca Demir to three years imprisonment on a charge “propagandizing for a terrorist organization.” The charges are in apparent retaliation for Dr. Demir’s endorsement of a petition criticizing state and military … Continue reading Scholars At Risk on Yonca Demir’s imprisonment to three years

Open Letter: Repression against critical scientists in Turkey, by Bund demokratischer Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler / BdWi

Please see the original document in German at https://www.bdwi.de/show/10707775.html Open Letter/Repression against critical scientists in Turkey Dear Minister Maas, It is with great indignation and concern that we are following the continuing repression of critical citizens by the Turkish government. We are particularly concerned about the renewed punitive measures against academics. In December 2018, eight … Continue reading Open Letter: Repression against critical scientists in Turkey, by Bund demokratischer Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler / BdWi