Academic repression in Turkey and being a Scholar at Risk_2017_05_15
July 30, 2019 | New York, NY – Scholars at Risk (SAR), in partnership with the Human Rights Centre of Ghent University, has filed a submission with the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UPR), highlighting pressures and attacks on higher
Scholars at Risk Turkey UPR Submission-Full
LOA Academics in Turkey 2019.4.24
A growing number of scholars in Turkey face criminal charges and have been prosecuted solely as a result of the nonviolent expression of ideas; specifically having signed a petition in January 2016.
“Turkey Series” continues with our fourth panel focusing on the recent social, economic and political developments in Turkey. As the local elections are fast approaching, Turkish authorities’ crackdown on freedom of expression and other human rights in Turkey continues at
Friends Forever? How to Assist/Continue Working With Scholars & Universities in Turkey: GREETINGS & OVERVIEW: Dr. Herbert Grieshop, Freie Universität Berlin, SCHOLAR VOICE: Dr. Zafer Yilmaz, University of Potsdam FRIENDS FOREVER? HOW TO ASSIST / CONTINUE WORKING WITH SCHOLARS & UNIVERSITIES
On June 2, 2018, Turkish authorities reportedly detained 25 university students in Adana, apparently based on alleged connections to Muslim cleric Fethullah Gülen, who authorities claim was responsible for a violent coup attempt on July 15, 2016.
Scholars at Risk has announced Turkey’s Academics for Peace as recipients of the 2018 Courage to Think Defender Award, for their extraordinary efforts in building academic solidarity and in promoting the principles of academic freedom, freedom of inquiry, and the
The event brings together lawyers, journalists, and political representatives to share their observations of the ongoing trials of journalists, academics, and parliamentarians, as well as the current national and international political climate in Turkey.
Scholars at Risk - Letter Brief on Turkey 2018.01.15