Showing posts with label academics. Show all posts
Showing posts with label academics. Show all posts

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Friday, April 29, 2016

UK academic in Turkey faces five years in jail for ‘terrorism propaganda’

A prosecutor demanded up to five years in jail for a British academic, who was taken into custody on suspicion of “conducting terrorist propaganda” for the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), on April 29.

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Erdoğan continues to target professors, accuses them of ‘academic terrorism’

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has stepped up his criticism of a group of Turkish academics for their call to end violence in Turkey's Southeast, accusing them of being actors of what he called “academic terrorism.”

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Turkish PM responds to Joe Biden over PYD, academics

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has responded to U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's recent remarks over differentiating the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and the Democratic Union Party (PYD) in northern Syria.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Joe Biden tance la Turquie au sujet de la liberté d'expression

Le vice-président américain Joe Biden a réprimandé la Turquie vendredi, déclarant lors d'un déplacement sur place que ce n'était pas donner l'exemple que d'intimider les médias et de restreindre la liberté d'expression.

Friday, January 15, 2016

12 Turkish academics detained for signing declaration on Southeast

Twelve academics who signed a recent declaration calling for an end in violence in Turkey's majority Kurdish Southeast have been detained in the western province of İzmit, only days after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan threatened to take action against the statement's signatories.

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