Academic Freedom to be Discussed at International Human Rights Academy of the Aegean

The workshop organized by the International Human Rights Academy of the Aegean will be held in Nesin Mathematics Village in Şirince on September 22-24, 2017.

Academic Discharges on Map as New Academic Year Begins

As the new academic year has begun, 5,717 academics from 117 universities in 81 cities have been discharged, only 140 of them have been reinstated to their jobs.

3 Arrests Following Attack on Funeral of Arrested HDP MP’s Mother Hatun Tuğluk

Three people have been arrested in connection with the attack on the funeral ceremony of arrested HDP Deputy Co-Chair Aysel Tuğluk’s mother Hatun Tuğluk. Murat Alp, whose photograph taken with Interior Minister Soylu while he was in detention was shared on social media, is among the arrestees.

1st Hearing in Zaman Daily Trial Held, Defendants Continue Statements Today

The first hearing in the trial of Zaman Daily, in which 31 media employees including closed Zaman daily's former writers and employees Şahin Alpay, Ali Bulaç, Mümtazer Türköne, Ahmet T. Alkan, Nuriye Akman and Mustafa Ünal are standing trial was held yesterday. The hearing will continue today.

Ali Bulaç: My Greatest Wish is Release of the Journalists

“Which crime I am committing with which article of mine? I am exercising my freedom of expression. Intriguer, disorder and warmongering are my red line", said former Zaman daily columnist Ali Bulaç.


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