Turkey’s cautionary tale

Yazar / Referans: 
T. Deniz Erkmen

The case of Academics for Peace in Turkey shows us academics trapped between authoritarianism and precarity, and why international solidarity has become crucial.
Within the academic world, the long-awaited summer is the prize one gets after hectic semesters. It offers a welcome break from the immediacy and constancy of teaching, from committees and administrative work, giving one the ability to slow down, to breathe, and focus on research and writing.
For many Turkish academics, however, this one is bound to be a summer of heated legal battles, harassment, and uncertainty instead of being a much needed-break.

Barış için Akademisyenlere Yönelik Hak İhlalleri / Rights Violations Against "Academics for Peace"

Yazar / Referans: 
Bu belgede "Bu Suça Ortak Olmayacağız" bildirisini 11 Ocak 2016'da kamuoyuna duyuran Barış için Akademisyenlere yönelik hak ihlalleri listelenmiştir. / In this document, violations of rights against the Academics for Peace (Barış İçin Akademisyenler, BAK) who publicized their declaration “We will not be a party to this crime” on January 11, 2016, are listed.