Dayanışma / Solidarity

Academic to Go Behind Bars for Signing Peace Petition

Yazar / Referans: 
Endangered Scholars Worldwide
Tarih: 
07/03/2019

Political scientist Füsun Üstel, a professor who retired from Galatasaray University in Istanbul, was among the first of 1,128 [2212] scholars to undergo trial for having signed the Academics for Peace Petition, a letter publicized in January 2016 that denounced the Turkish state's violation of the basic rights to life, liberty, and security of civilians in Kurdish cities. Üstel was also the first academic to refuse the legal provision the courts offer when prison sentences are less than two years.

Barış Talebi Cezalandırılamaz

Yazar / Referans: 
İnsan Hakları Derneği
Tarih: 
07/03/2019

Bilindiği gibi Barış İçin Akademisyenler 11 Ocak 2016’da kamuoyuyla paylaştıkları “Bu Suça Ortak Olmayacağız!” başlıklı imza metninin ardından tehdit edildiler, adli ve idari soruşturmaların öznesi oldular, ihraç edildiler, seyahat özgürlükleri ve çalışma özgürlükleri ihlal edildi. İfade özgürlükleri ve akademik özgürlükleri yok sayıldı.

La CPU solidaire des universitaires turcs poursuivis pour des faits d’opinion

Yazar / Referans: 
La Conférence des Présidents d’Université française (CPU)
Tarih: 
05/03/2019

La Conférence des Présidents d’Université française (CPU) vient d’être informée de la situation de Madame Füsun Üstel, Professeure de Sciences politiques à l’Université de Galatasaray, aujourd’hui à la retraite, qui vient d’être condamnée à 15 mois de prison ferme pour avoir signé en 2016 une pétition en faveur de la paix avec 1127 autres universitaires turcs.

BHRC Expresses Concern at Recent Arrests of Academics and Activists in Turkey

Yazar / Referans: 
Bar Human Rights Committee of England & Wales
Tarih: 
21/11/2018

BHRC has issued a public statement expressing serious concern at the recent arrests by Turkish authorities of academics and activists. The arrests appear consistent with a sustained attack on dissent as a means of silencing critical voices within Turkey.

The Trials of Academics for Peace in Turkey: Information Note and Call for Solidarity

Yazar / Referans: 
BAK
Tarih: 
18/05/2018

In a petition made public in January 2016, 2212 academics and researchers from Turkey, supported by several hundred international academics—called on the Turkish government to abide by the domestic and international law and to return to the peace process that had been interrupted in July 2015. After the petition was made public, the signatories were specifically targeted by President Erdoğan and subsequently attacked, threatened and became subject to administrative and criminal investigations. Some were arrested and kept in prison.

Statement of Solidarity with Turkish Faculty and Students

Yazar / Referans: 
Graduate Workers of Columbia University
Tarih: 
11/12/2017

The Organizing Committee of the Graduate Workers of Columbia University – UAW Local 2110 severely condemns the Turkish government’s continued assault on dissenting voices amongst Turkish faculty and students, and stand in solidarity with the signatories of the January 2016 Peace Petition now facing a fresh round of criminal indictments. Read our full statement here:

Llamada a la solidaridad con los Académicos por la Paz procesados

Yazar / Referans: 
BAK
Tarih: 
08/12/2017

Las violaciones de la libertad académica y la libertad de expresión en Turquía han llegado a una situación calamitosa. Las intimidaciones del gobierno turco y sus partidarios hacia los académicos han escalado a acciones legales, según las cuales los académicos signatarios de la paz enfrentan 7,5 años de prisión si son condenados por "propaganda para una organización terrorista".

"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.

“Barış talebini yargılamak ortak geleceğimizi yargılamaktır”

Yazar / Referans: 
Mülkiye Haber
Tarih: 
04/12/2017

Eğitim Sen, Türk Tabipleri Birliği ve Sağlık ve Sosyal Hizmet Emekçileri Sendikası, yarın yargılanmalarına başlanacak akademisyenlerle ilgili ortak açıklama yaptı.

İstanbul Tabip Odasında gerçekleştirilen basın toplantısına, Eğitim Sen Genel Başkanı Feray Aytekin Aydoğan, TTB Merkez Konseyi Başkanı Prof. Dr. Raşit Tükel, SES Eş Genel Başkanı Gönül Erdem, DİSK Genel Sekreteri Arzu Çerkezoğlu, HDK Eş sözcüsü Gülistan Kılıç Koçyiğit,  uluslararası sendikalar ve meslek örgütleri ve  birçok akademisyen katıldı.

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