ACADEMICS CALL FOR PEACE – DISMISSED IN TURKEY

…”Erdogan has now widened his definition of ‘terrorist’ to include critical parliamentarians, academics, writers and journalists, as he regards them as accomplices. In January more than 1,000 academics signed a petition calling for a return to the peace process with the PKK. 30 have been dismissed, 27 suspended and three have just been detained prior to prosecution, for “making terrorist propaganda”.  www.independent.co.uk/voices/turkey-has-reached-new-levels-of-journalist-repression-yet-the-eu-willingly-lets-itself-be-fooled-a6944501.html

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Scholars Who Signed Petition Detained in Turkey, Many Dismissed from Jobs