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Reminder: The Story of Öykü Arin

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

Öykü Arin Yazıcı is only 3.5 years old. In 2018, she was diagnosed with Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML) at the İzmir Dokuz Eylül University Hospital. JMML is a rare type of leukemia. The incidence rate of the disorder is 1-9 in one million, according to the Paris based Orphanet database.

Five Academics Sentenced to 7 Years, 9 Months in Prison in Total

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
10/04/2019

Two academics have been sentenced to 15 months; two academics have been sentenced to 18 months and one academic has been sentenced to 2 years, 3 months in prison for “terror propaganda.” The last prison prison sentence 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 today (April 10).

Five More Academics Sentenced to 1 Year, 3 Months in Prison

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

Having their hearings at three different courts, five Academics for Peace signatory to the peace declaration have been sentenced to 1 year and 3 months in prison. The pronouncement of all five verdicts has been suspended.

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 4).

Judge Interrupts Defense of Academic, Threatens Lawyer With Ordering Out of Court Hall

Yazar / Referans: 
Hikmet Adal, Bianet
Tarih: 
04/04/2019

Academic Can Irmak Özinanır has been sentenced to 1 year, 10 months and 15 days in prison; the announcement of the verdict has been suspended. The statement of defense of one academic has also been interrupted by the presiding judge.

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 (April 4).

One More Academic Given Deferred Prison Sentence of 1 Year, 3 Months

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
03/04/2019

One more Academic for Peace signatory to the peace declaration has been sentenced to 1 year and 3 months in prison. While the pronouncement of the verdict has been suspended, a verdict of rejection of venue has been given in files of 13 academics.

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 (April 3).

Academic Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
02/04/2019

Academic Saadet Sorgunlu has been sentenced to 1 year and 3 months in prison on charge of “propagandizing for a terrorist organization.” While the announcement of the verdict has been deferred, the court has ruled for rejection of venue in three files.

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 (April 2).

Support for Academics for Peace by Over 1,800 Academics from Around the World

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
29/03/2019

More than 1,800 academics from around the world, including Noam Chomsky and Judith Butler, have signed an open letter in support of Prof. Füsun Üstel and all other Academics for Peace, facing imprisonment for having signed the peace declaration.

Over 1,800 academics from around the world have made a call for Academics for Peace, who have been dismissed from universities and have been facing imprisonment for having signed the declaration entitled "We will not be a party to this crime."

Academic Sentenced to 1 Year, 10 Months, 15 Days in Prison

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
28/03/2019

While one academic has been given a deferred prison sentence of 1 year, 10 months, 15 days, the court has also ruled that the speech of Bese Hozat, whose name is mentioned in the indictment, shall be added to the case file upon the request of the lawyer.

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 (March 28).

Two Academics Sentenced to 15 Months, One Academic to 2 Years, 6 Months in Prison

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
27/03/2019

While the 27th Heavy Penal Court has sentenced Feyza Akınerdem and Neş’e Bilgin to 15 months in prison, it has given a prison sentence of 2 years, 6 months to Ali Kerem Saysel, who concluded his remarks by saying “Demand for peace cannot be tried.”

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 (March 27).

Academics for Peace: A Brief History

Yazar / Referans: 
HRTF Academy
Tarih: 
27/03/2019

"This report is part of a broader research project currently in progress.* Conducted by the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT), the research is meant to explore the recent crackdown on Turkish universities and the destruction of the academic environment. The present report focuses on a special episode of that story, namely, the case of Academics for Peace."

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