Event 7th of Nov: Conference on repression on HDP in Turkey

November 4, 2017 James 0

Dear supporters of the #SOSTurkey campaign,   We would like to invite you to the next meeting of the Interparliamentary Working Group ‘The Kurds’ (IPWK), which will take place on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, from 12.00 to 14.00 in Rotonde 0 of the House of Members of Parliament, Leuvenseweg 21, 1000 Brussels, Belgium. This IPWK […]

Event: No Space For Critical Thinking?

October 23, 2017 James 0

The University of Ghent will host a public debate to discuss the ongoing purges of Turkey’s academia which some have argued amount to an “academicide.” Since the attempted coup in Turkey on 15 July 2016 almost 6,000 academics have been dismissed from their positions in the country, 15 universities have been shut down, and almost 70,000 students remain imprisoned as of the […]

EVENT: Freedom of Expression

October 23, 2017 James 0

Aujourd’hui, la liberté de la presse relève de l’utopie pour la population turque. Sous le régime de plus en plus autocratique du président Erdoğan, presque tous les médias critiques ont été fermés ou repris, les journalistes perdent massivement leur emploi ou finissent derrière les barreaux. Les chiffres en attestent. Depuis le coup d’État infructueux du […]