Meriç Eyüboğlu: Though Academics for Peace Tried Separately, One Decision Will Affect the Whole Case

Yazar / Referans: 
Pınar Tarcan, Bianet
Tarih: 
07/12/2017

The hearings of the academics who put forth the claim to Peace start on December 5, 2017. Meriç Eyüboğlu said that the academics "are tried separately to be isolated".

The academics who signed the Peace Declaration, titled "We Will Not Be A Party To This Crime" have been threatened, targeted, dismissed from office, and subjected to various accusations since January 11, 2016.

The hearings of the academics who put forth the claim to Peace start on December 5, 2017.

Hearings of 10 Academics Adjourned to April 12

Yazar / Referans: 
Beyza Kural, Bianet
Tarih: 
05/12/2017

The first hearings of the 10 academics who are among the 1,128 academics standing trial for having signed the peace declaration of the Academics for Peace was held today in İstanbul Court. Acquiattal requests and the request to combine the cases were rejected. Next hearings of the 10 academics will be on April 12, 2018.

Barış Akademisyenlerinin İlk 10 Davası 12 Nisan'da Sürecek

Yazar / Referans: 
Beyza Kural, Bianet
Tarih: 
05/12/2017

Barış İçin Akademisyenler’in “Bu suça ortak olmayacağız” bildirisinin imzacılarından 10 akademisyenin ayrı ayrı yargılandığı davaların ilk duruşmaları İstanbul Adliyesi’nde görüldü.

Barış İçin Akademisyenler’in “Bu suça ortak olmayacağız” bildirisi imzacılarına yönelik davalar bugün Çağlayan’daki İstanbul Adliyesi’nde başladı.

"We call for Turkish judiciary to drop all charges against academics and release all political prisoners"

Yazar / Referans: 
European Greens
Tarih: 
05/12/2017

Brussels
5 December 2017

PRESS RELEASE

Commenting on the hearings starting today by Turkey’s Penal Court against more than a thousand academics, the European Green Party co-chairs Monica Frassoni and Reinhard Bütikofer said:

“The Turkish judiciary perseveres in its persecution of opposition leaders, civil society representatives and academics, in what seems a purge against all voices that are not perfectly aligned with the government.

Turkey: Academics on Trial for Signing Petition

Yazar / Referans: 
Human Rights Watch
Tarih: 
05/12/2017

‘Terrorist Propaganda’ Charge Stifles Free Speech

The decision to prosecute scores of academics for signing a January 2016 petition criticizing the Turkish government’s actions in southeastern Turkey seriously violates the right to free speech and academic freedom, Human Rights Watch said today. The charges are also a misuse of terrorism laws.

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