Academics for Peace - A Case Study Blog

A Commentary on the Indictment against Academics for Peace

The following text consists of a summary of the body of the Bill of Indictment with relevant commentaries in the footnotes. Although the penal case against the Academics for Peace petition has been filed on an individual basis regarding the signatories, each case shares a uniform Bill of Indictment [1]....

Courtroom Impressions from a Peace Academic

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tuna Altınel, currently working at Universite Lyon I, shares his impressions from the ongoing trials regarding penal cases of Peace Academics. To read these observations from French click here.

Updated Information Note on Trials against Academics for Peace

Trials against academics who signed a petition by Academics for Peace continue in Istanbul Çağlayan Courthouse. Below you can find a brief summary of the current situation in relation to the trials against signatories: -The first trial initiated against four signatories who read a second press statement on March 10,...

CALL FOR INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC SOLIDARITY

As the trials of the peace academics reach to a new phase with an actual threat of  imprisonment, the academics have started a campaign, calling jurists, political scientists and other scholars of the world for an intervention. In their call, they ask international scholars to write down their anlysis of...

Bulletin From HRFT: A Legal Panorama of the Academic Purge in Turkey

In July 2018 The Human Rights Foundation of Turkey, one of the prominent NGO’s in Turkey in the defense of human rights, has published a bulletin regarding the situation of Turkish academz under the conditions of the State of Emergency. Published under the scope of the project “Supporting Academics as...