Turkey Sentences 3 Academics for ‘Terror Propaganda’

An Istanbul court on Friday gave suspended jail sentences to three academics for “terror propaganda” after they signed a 2016 petition criticising a military crackdown in the Kurdish-dominated southeast, local media reported. Over 1,200 academics from 90 Turkish universities┬ácalling themselves “Academicians for Peace”, as well as foreign scholars, signed the petition in January 2016 calling … Continue reading Turkey Sentences 3 Academics for ‘Terror Propaganda’