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Academics, Scientists Launch Petition for Dr. Bülent Şık, Demand His Conviction Overturned

Yazar / Referans: 
Hikmet Adal, Bianet
Tarih: 
21/02/2020

Dr. Şık was sentenced to prison for releasing the findings of a study on the effects of environmental factors on cancer cases.

Academics, scientists and rights defenders from around the world have launched a petition for Dr. Bülent Şık, a food engineer and a columnist for bianet who was sentenced to 15 months in prison for releasing the findings of a study on the effects of environmental factors on cancer cases.

Academic for Peace Assoc. Prof. Tuna Altınel Acquitted

Yazar / Referans: 
Bianet
Tarih: 
24/01/2020

Charged with “membership of a terrorist organization”, Academic for Peace Assoc. Prof. Tuna Altınel has been acquitted in his final hearing today.

Academic for Peace Assoc. Prof. Tuna Altınel from Lyon-1 University of France has been acquitted of "membership of a terrorist organization".

Having his third and final hearing at the Balıkesir 2nd Heavy Penal Court today (January 24), Altınel has been acquitted.

Court of Appeal Overturns Prison Sentence of Academic for Peace Sungur-Çakmak

Yazar / Referans: 
Evrim Kepenek, Bianet
Tarih: 
03/01/2020

The Court of Appeal has overturned the prison sentence of Prof. Dr. Sungur Çakmak, an Academic for Peace.

The court of appeal has overturned a prison sentence given to Prof. Dr. Nesrin Sungur-Çakmak, one of the academics who have been charged with "propagandizing for a terrorist organization" for having signed the declaration entitled "We will not be a party to this crime."

Joint Statement by Academics for Peace: We Demand Our Reinstatement

Yazar / Referans: 
Bianet
Tarih: 
03/12/2019

Discharged from public service, forced to resign or retire for signing the declaration “We will not be a party to this crime”, Academics for Peace have held statements for the press in six cities and expressed their demand for returning to their duties.

Academics for Peace held simultaneous statements for the press in İstanbul, Ankara, İzmir, Diyarbakır, Kocaeli and Antalya yesterday (December 2).

Free to Think 2019 - Ongoing Attacks on Turkey’s Academics

Yazar / Referans: 
Scholars at Risk
Tarih: 
19/11/2019

Over the past year, Turkish authorities continued to prosecute Academics for Peace, a group of scholars, research assistants, and other academic personnel, on terrorism-related charges in retaliation for their endorsement of a January 2016 petition calling for peace in the embattled Kurdish regions of Turkey.

Prosecutor Demands Academic for Peace Altınel be Penalized for ‘Terror Propaganda’

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
19/11/2019

Standing trial on charge of “membership of a terrorist organization”, Academic for Peace Assoc. Prof. Tuna Altınel had his second hearing. The prosecutor has demanded that Altınel be penalized for “propagandizing for a terrorist organization”.

Academic for Peace Assoc. Prof. Tuna Altınel from Lyon-1 University had his second hearing in the lawsuit filed against him on charge of "membership of a terrorist organization". The hearing was held at the Balıkesir 2nd Heavy Penal Court today (November 19).

Living in Truth: A Documentary on Academics for Peace

Yazar / Referans: 
BAK
Tarih: 
04/11/2019

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