Latest state of emergency decree focuses on academia, more than 500 academics fired who have nothing to do with the coup attempt….
All academics kicked from the universities by this decree law were part of Academics for Peace. All just asked peace in Turkey. https://t.co/n3R7PNsdLn
— Ahmet A. Sabancı (@ahmetasabanci) January 6, 2017
Three short years ago, Mardin Artuklu was a rising star, a beacon with a stunning roster of faculty. Today, nothing remains of it. https://t.co/XWzrZmR4lN
— yahya m. madra (@ymadra) January 6, 2017
Nearly a month after the government began a new round of major internet crackdowns, human rights monitors say that the anonymity network Tor remains blocked in Turkey. The ban appears permanent, they say. The blocks began in early December,