Dayanışma / Solidarity

Reminder: The Story of Öykü Arin

Yazar / Referans: 
BAK
Tarih: 
07/02/2019

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.

Hatırlatma: Öykü Arin'in Öyküsü

Yazar / Referans: 
BAK
Tarih: 
07/02/2019

Öykü Arin Yazıcı 3.5 yaşında ve kan kanserinin çok özel bir türü ile mücadele ediyor. Öykü Arin’e 2018 yılının Kasım ayında İzmir Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Hastanesi’nde Lösemi (Juvenil Miyelomonositik Lösemi – JMML) teşhisi konuldu. JMML, löseminin nadir görülen saldırgan bir türü. Hastalığın görülme sıklığı milyonda 1-9 arası değişiyor. Öykü Arin’e en geç 2 ay sonra kök hücre nakli yapılması gerekli. Aksi halde, önce kanda, sonra organlarda ciddi yıkımlara neden oluyor ve hayati risk ortaya çıkıyor.

The Trials of Academics for Peace in Turkey: Information Note and Call for Solidarity

Yazar / Referans: 
BAK
Tarih: 
18/05/2018

In a petition made public in January 2016, 2212 academics and researchers from Turkey, supported by several hundred international academics—called on the Turkish government to abide by the domestic and international law and to return to the peace process that had been interrupted in July 2015. After the petition was made public, the signatories were specifically targeted by President Erdoğan and subsequently attacked, threatened and became subject to administrative and criminal investigations. Some were arrested and kept in prison.

Statement of Solidarity with Turkish Faculty and Students

Yazar / Referans: 
Graduate Workers of Columbia University
Tarih: 
11/12/2017

The Organizing Committee of the Graduate Workers of Columbia University – UAW Local 2110 severely condemns the Turkish government’s continued assault on dissenting voices amongst Turkish faculty and students, and stand in solidarity with the signatories of the January 2016 Peace Petition now facing a fresh round of criminal indictments. Read our full statement here:

Llamada a la solidaridad con los Académicos por la Paz procesados

Yazar / Referans: 
BAK
Tarih: 
08/12/2017

Las violaciones de la libertad académica y la libertad de expresión en Turquía han llegado a una situación calamitosa. Las intimidaciones del gobierno turco y sus partidarios hacia los académicos han escalado a acciones legales, según las cuales los académicos signatarios de la paz enfrentan 7,5 años de prisión si son condenados por "propaganda para una organización terrorista".

"We call for Turkish judiciary to drop all charges against academics and release all political prisoners"

Yazar / Referans: 
European Greens
Tarih: 
05/12/2017

Brussels
5 December 2017

PRESS RELEASE

Commenting on the hearings starting today by Turkey’s Penal Court against more than a thousand academics, the European Green Party co-chairs Monica Frassoni and Reinhard Bütikofer said:

“The Turkish judiciary perseveres in its persecution of opposition leaders, civil society representatives and academics, in what seems a purge against all voices that are not perfectly aligned with the government.

Turkey: Academics on Trial for Signing Petition

Yazar / Referans: 
Human Rights Watch
Tarih: 
05/12/2017

‘Terrorist Propaganda’ Charge Stifles Free Speech

The decision to prosecute scores of academics for signing a January 2016 petition criticizing the Turkish government’s actions in southeastern Turkey seriously violates the right to free speech and academic freedom, Human Rights Watch said today. The charges are also a misuse of terrorism laws.

“Barış talebini yargılamak ortak geleceğimizi yargılamaktır”

Yazar / Referans: 
Mülkiye Haber
Tarih: 
04/12/2017

Eğitim Sen, Türk Tabipleri Birliği ve Sağlık ve Sosyal Hizmet Emekçileri Sendikası, yarın yargılanmalarına başlanacak akademisyenlerle ilgili ortak açıklama yaptı.

İstanbul Tabip Odasında gerçekleştirilen basın toplantısına, Eğitim Sen Genel Başkanı Feray Aytekin Aydoğan, TTB Merkez Konseyi Başkanı Prof. Dr. Raşit Tükel, SES Eş Genel Başkanı Gönül Erdem, DİSK Genel Sekreteri Arzu Çerkezoğlu, HDK Eş sözcüsü Gülistan Kılıç Koçyiğit,  uluslararası sendikalar ve meslek örgütleri ve  birçok akademisyen katıldı.

Noam Chomsky’s Statement to Turkish Trial Against Academics for Peace

Yazar / Referans: 
Halis Yıldırım, BAK
Tarih: 
04/12/2017

The penal case against the signers of the Academics for Peace petition is a shocking miscarriage of justice, which friends of the Turkish people can only view with dismay.  The wording of the indictment, throughout, makes it clear that the case is an assault against fundamental rights of free expression that should be zealously safeguarded.  To take only one example, the signers are accused of calling on the government “to lift the curfew, punish those who are responsible for human rights violations, and compensate those citizens who have experienced material an

Turkish Courts Set to Begin Hearings of Purged Dissidents in Academia

Yazar / Referans: 
PEN America
Tarih: 
03/12/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 27, 2017

NEW YORK—The arbitrary use of judicial power in targeting signatories of the January 2016 Academics for Peace petition is the latest in a long series of legal charges filed against civil society actors by authorities, and demonstrates the Turkish government’s ongoing campaign to silent dissent in all its forms.

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