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For a Peaceful Resolution to the Kurdish Conflict – No Repression for “Academics for Peace” Petition Signatories in Turkey!

Translated from German by Translators for justice

Source: https://www.change.org/p/hochschulangeh%C3%B6rige-an-deutschen-hochschulen-keine-repression-f%C3%BCr-die-akademiker-des-friedensaufrufes-in-der-t%C3%BCrkei

January 2016

We the undersigned, academics at German colleges and universities, are alarmed by the developments in Turkey that have already claimed the lives of numerous civilians and destroyed Kurdish cities just like the ones in Syria. (more…)

Rector to Academic Who Criticized Police Violence: “Go to the Mountains”

04.10.2013
Translated by Translators for Justice
Source: http://www.sendika.org/2013/10/rektorden-polis-siddetini-ve-tacizini-elestiren-akademisyene-ya-sev-ya-daga-git/

If you’re saying such things about our police, you should go to the mountains,” said Durmuş Boztuğ, rector of Tunceli University, to Dr. Alper Güven in a faculty meeting held on September 17. (more…)