Assault continues. Many activist students detained #BogaziciDireniyor #BogaziciUniversity

Students are treated as if they are terrorists. Some tweets, in the end, show how harsh police is ambushing homes students live.

Appointed by President Erdoğan as the new president of Boğaziçi University, Bulu has said, “If we will become one of the 10 leading countries of the world, Boğaziçi is a must here. Our students, academics perhaps don’t see the big picture.”

Boğaziçi University students continue protesting against government appointed trustee rector Melih Bulu

dokuz8HABERby Gürkan Özturan


In the first hours of the new year on January 1, Dr. Melih Bulu -the rector of Istanbul’s Haliç University- was appointed as trustee rector by AKP chair & President Erdoğan in disregard of Boğaziçi University’s 158 year-long tradition of electing its rectors from its governance body. The appointment had led to widespread reactions during the 4-day new year’s curfew, which was followed by the…

14 more people detained for protesting appointment of university president

After 22 people were detained for protesting the appointment of a university president to Boğaziçi by President and AKP Chair Erdoğan, 14 more people have been taken into custody. There were reportedly warrants against 28 people.
Boğaziçi University academics protesting Erdoğan’s newly appointed rector


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