Repression against Turkish academics continues

15th Feb 2017 | By and | Category: Anti-Repression Initiative, News & Events

With an new state of emergency decree published on 7 February 2017, the Turkish government has expelled another 4,464 public workers, among them 330 academics (source). According to, this purge turns “Turkey into an ‘intellectual desert.'”

The ISA 47 Initiative against repression of academics strongly condemns the recent wave of purge and assault on Turkish academics and expresses solidarity with those affected by this brutality.

If you have firsthand information about the details of the recent attacks, please contact us and help us publicize different aspects of this outrageous violence.


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