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2 Academics Have Their First Hearings

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
05/09/2018

Research associates Çınar and Arıkan from Boğaziçi University have had their first hearing in 37th Heavy Penal Court. Their demands for immediate acquittal have been rejected. The hearings will resume on February 12.

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 after the new court year began.

To The International Academic Community

Yazar / Referans: 
BAK
Tarih: 
29/08/2018

We, the signatory academics to the Peace Declaration that went public in January 2016, have been subjected to multiple forms of intimidation, repression, defamation by governmental authorities as well as by pro-AKP groups in Turkey for more than two years. Despite all the pressures we have stood for our claim to peace in our country. Despite all the intimidation we opted to stand in solidarity against the breach of our academic rights and liberties.

Update: Court accepts indictment against Hanifi Barış

Yazar / Referans: 
Front Line Defenders
Tarih: 
30/07/2018

On 23 July 2018, İstanbul’s 29th High Criminal Court accepted the indictment against detained lawyer and academic Hanifi Barış and ordered his continued detention. He was arrested for posts he made on social media on 4 July 2018 and is charged with creating “terrorist propaganda”. He has been kept in solitary confinement for approximately 10 days. His first hearing is scheduled for 18 September 2018.

Prof. Dr. Hamzaoğlu, Women’s Assembly Spokesperson Çelebi Released

Yazar / Referans: 
Beyza Kural, Bianet
Tarih: 
19/07/2018

Court has ruled release of Prof. Dr. Hamzaoğlu and Socialist Women’s Assembly Spokesperson Çelebi.

Verdict has been announced in the first hearing of trial of 11 politicians including Peoples’ Democratic Congress (HDK) Co-Spokesperson and Academics for Peace member Prof. Dr. Onur Hamzaoğlu and Socialist Party of the Oppressed (ESP) Deputy Chair and Socialist Women’s Assembly (SKM) Spokesperson Fadime Çelebi.

Peace Academics Denounce Acquittal of Sedat Peker

Yazar / Referans: 
Bianet
Tarih: 
18/07/2018

Academics for Peace members have denounced acquittal of Sedat Peker, who was tried for having threatened the peace academics by saying “‘We will shed your blood and swim in it!”

Academics for Peace members have issued a written statement in protest of acquittal of Sedat Peker, who was tried for having threatened the peace academics by saying “‘We will shed your blood and swim in it!”.

Urgent Appeal: Lawyer and academic Hanifi Barış arrested for social media posts

Yazar / Referans: 
Front Line Defenders
Tarih: 
17/07/2018

On 4 July 2018, lawyer and academic Hanifi Barış was arrested for posts he made on social media. During his interrogation, he was accused of creating “terrorist propaganda” by sharing news articles, despite the fact that he had not added any of his own commentary. His lawyer appealed the decision and requested his release, however his appeal was denied, first by the 10th Criminal Judgeship of Peace on 10 July and then by the 11th Criminal Judgeship of Peace on 12 July.

3 Academics Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison, Sentences Deferred

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
17/07/2018

Court board has sentenced three of 10 academics E.B., G.M. and Canan Özbey to 1 year and 3 months in prison. The other seven hearings and one at the 24th Heavy Penal Court have been adjourned.

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 two different courts today (July 17).

An esteemed Public Health Professor is in Prison since 9th February 2018! #FreeOnurHamzaoğlu

Yazar / Referans: 
BAK
Tarih: 
13/07/2018

Prof. Dr. Onur Hamzaoğlu was detained on 9 February and arrested on 17 February. He remains in Sincan Prison in Ankara. He has been deprived of his freedom since 9 February 2018. He was taken from his home by security forces while not convicted or wanted for any offence.

Who is Prof Dr. Onur Hamzaoğlu?

‘Academic for Peace’ Arrested Due to His Social Media Posts

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
10/07/2018

Hanifi Barış, an attorney and academic from the Academics for Peace, has been arrested due to the news that he shared on his social media account.

Hanifi Barış, an attorney and academic who signed the declaration entitled "We will not be a party to this crime" prepared by the Academics for Peace, was arrested due to his social media posts on July 4.

18 Peace Academics Discharged by Decree No. 701

Yazar / Referans: 
Beyza Kural, Bianet
Tarih: 
08/07/2018

One of the Academics for Peace members is from Batman University, one from Mersin University, four from Abant İzzet Baysal University and 12 from İzmir Dokuz Eylül University.

18 of the 199 academics who were dismissed from their job by Statutory Decree no. 701 on Taking Some Precautions as Part of State of Emergency published on the Official Gazette yesterday (July 8) are Academics for Peace members.

The number of discharged academics has become 6 thousand and 81

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