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1 Academic Has Her Second Hearing

Yazar / Referans: 
Beyza Kural, Bianet
Tarih: 
20/06/2018

Academic Gülengül Altıntaş has had her second hearing at the 36th Heavy Penal Court. The court board has rejected the requests that an application be filed to the Ministry of Justice, the prosecution process be stopped and the case files be combined.

Trials of 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" prepared by the Academics for Peace, continued in İstanbul Çağlayan Courthouse today (June 20).

2 Academics from Boğaziçi University Present Their Statements of Defence

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
12/06/2018

Two academics from Boğaziçi University have had their second hearings and presented their statements of defence. The court board has rejected the request of the attorney Eyüboğlu for the extension of prosecution, allowed time for additional statements of defence and adjourned both hearings.

Prof. Dr. Büşra Ersanlı Sentenced to 1 Year, 3 Months in Prison Without Deferment

Yazar / Referans: 
Beyza Kural, Bianet
Tarih: 
05/06/2018

Prof. Dr. Büşra Ersanlı, who has been tried for having signed the declaration “We will not be a party to this crime”, has been sentenced to 1 year and 3 months in prison. The prison sentence of Ersanlı has not been deferred.

Trials of 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" prepared by the Academics for Peace, continued in İstanbul Çağlayan Courthouse today (June 5).

6 Academics from Boğaziçi University Have Their First Hearings

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
23/05/2018

Six academics from Boğaziçi University have had their first hearings. The court board has rejected the requests that the academics be immediately acquitted and their cases be combined. All hearings have been adjourned to later dates.

Trials of 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" prepared by the Academics for Peace, continued in İstanbul Çağlayan Courthouse at the 23rd Heavy Penal Court.

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.

2 More Academics Have Their First Hearings

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
15/05/2018

Academics Gülşah Kurt and S.U., who have left Kadir Has University, have had their first hearings. While Kurt could not attend the hearing on the ground that she was abroad on duty, both hearings have been adjourned to October 2018.

Trials of 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" prepared by the Academics for Peace, continued in İstanbul Çağlayan Courthouse at the 37th Heavy Penal Court.

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