for the record; While alleged opinion leader of pro-ISIS circles released, Academicians for Peace in Prison…


148 US-based academics have sent a solidarity letter to US State Department urging them to call on the Turkish government to put an end to the oppression and free the academics arrested.
Arrested academic Esra Mungan has been transferred to ward from discipline cell. Objection against arrest of the three academics was rejected today.
Iconic Turkish pop star Sezen Aksu has called for the release of three jailed academics who were arrested by an Istanbul court on March 15 for “making terrorism propaganda” when they read out a much debated petition that angered the government and President Erdoğan
Israel on March 28 advised its citizens to leave Turkey, citing the potential for further jihadist attacks after three Israelis were among four people killed in a March 19 suicide bombing in Istanbul

HDP deputy’s condolence visit to bomber’s family ignites immunity debate

A member of parliament’s visit of condolence to the family of the suicide bomber who killed 29 people in Ankara on Feb. 17 has fueled debates on the prospects of lifting the parliamentary immunity of Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputies
Security officials have released a video purportedly showing three outlawed PKK militants surrendering after engaging in clashes in the narrow streets of the Sur district in the southeastern city of Diyarbakır

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