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One Academic Sentenced to 2 Years, 1 Month in Prison

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
21/05/2019

Having her final hearing at the İstanbul 25th Heavy Penal Court, Academic for Peace Ayşe Gül Altınay has been sentenced to 2 years and 1 month in prison on charge on “knowingly and willingly aiding a terrorist organization as a non-member.”

Trial 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 (May 21).

Solidarity with Academics for Peace Imprisoned in Turkey

Yazar / Referans: 
Index on Censorship
Tarih: 
17/05/2019

Academic freedom, freedom of expression and political rights are denied in Turkey. Academics for Peace are in jail and show trials continue. Journalists, lawyers, women, political party leaders and activists, trade unionists, doctors are also targeted.

“Turkey is incarcerating its academics!” 

This is what Tuna Altınel (Claude Bernard University of Lyon 1, France) wrote to the European solidarity networks on 8 May 2019, as Füsun Üstel was taken into prison in Eskişehir. 

International Solidarity for Arrested Academic for Peace Tuna Altınel

Yazar / Referans: 
Bianet
Tarih: 
17/05/2019

The students and colleagues of Academic for Peace Assoc. Prof. Tuna Altınel, who has been behind bars since May 11, have established a committee of solidarity for the academic at the Lyon-1 University in France.

A protest demonstration has been staged for arrested Academic for Peace Tuna Altınel in Lyon, France. The colleagues and students of Assoc. Prof. Tuna Altınel from the Department of Mathematics at Lyon-1 University have sent messages of support and solidarity to the academic.

Academic for Peace Füsun Üstel is Imprisoned

Yazar / Referans: 
Observatoire de la Turquie Contemporaine
Tarih: 
09/05/2019

Francophone Professor Füsun Üstel has been imprisoned, as the first academic among 2,212 petitioners who signed the Peace Petition. So far, 610 petitioners are on litigation process before the court and Turkish courts gave a ruling for 186 academics. Thirty-three of those academics received prison sentences. 

Academic for Peace Füsun Üstel Imprisoned

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
08/05/2019

Sentenced to 1 year and 3 months in prison for having signed the peace declaration, Academic for Peace Prof. Dr. Füsun Üstel has submitted herself to Eskişehir Women’s Closed Prison after her prison sentence has been upheld by the court of appeal.

Sentenced to 1 year, 3 months in prison for signing the declaration "We will not be a party to this crime" by Academics for Peace, Prof. Dr. Füsun Üstel submitted herself to Eskişehir Women's Closed Prison today (May 8).

Two Academics Sentenced to 3 Years, 4 Months in Prison in Total

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
02/05/2019

While one academic has been given a deferred prison sentence of 15 months for “terror propaganda”, another academic has been sentenced to 2 years, 1 month in prison for “aiding a terrorist organization” without deferment of the verdict.

Trial 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 yesterday (May 2).

One Academic Sentenced to 15 Months, One Academic to 30 Months in Prison

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
30/04/2019

While academic Ömer Çelebi has been given a deferred prison sentence of 15 months, Süreyya Topaloğlu has been sentenced to 2 years and 6 months in prison. The prison sentence of Topaloğlu has not been deferred.

Trial 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 yesterday (April 30).

Prison Sentence of Academic Increases by 7 Months Between Two Hearings

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
16/04/2019

G.O.F., whose 15-month deferred prison sentence was reversed by the upper court as her statement regarding the suspension of the announcement of the verdict was not taken, has been sentenced to 1 year, 10 months, 15 days in prison.

Trial 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 yesterday (April 16).

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