Turkey: Alternative Academies

Yazar / Referans: 
Ben Upton, Research Professional News
Tarih: 
23/01/2020

Dismissal, exile and imprisonment drove Turkish researchers to build their own academies

Yücel Demirer should have been teaching in September 2016, but instead he began the month sipping tea in a café in Kocaeli, an industrial city close to Istanbul. 

A softly spoken, unassuming man, he was one of more than 2,000 Turkish academics who were fired and banned from working 
after signing a petition opposing state violence against Turkey’s Kurdish minority in January 2016.

Cübbelerin Ezilmesinin Yıldönümünde Akademik Özgürlük Tartışılacak

Yazar / Referans: 
Mülkiye Haber
Tarih: 
20/01/2020

Eğitim Sen, Ankara Dayanışma Akademisi, İnsan Hakları Okulu ve Mülkiyeliler Birliği, akademisyen cübbelerinin polis postallarının altında ezildiği, 10 Şubat 2017’de gerçekleştirilen “Büyük Buluşma”nın yıldönümünde ortak bir panel düzenleyecek. Korkut Boratav, Sevilay Çelenk ve İnan Özdemir Taştan’ın katılacağı panelin moderatörlüğünü Eğitim Sen Ankara 5 Nolu Üniversiteler Şubesi Başkanı Meltem Kayıran yapacak.

Journalism and Free Speech Trials: Week of January 20

Yazar / Referans: 
The Media and Law Studies Association (MLSA)
Tarih: 
20/01/2020

This week several journalism and freedom of expression trials will resume at courts. Below is a list of this week’s hearings:

23 January Thursday

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