Turkish Gov’t Detains Teacher Couple After Speaking Out In An Interview Broadcasted By Finland’s State TV

A Turkish teacher couple, identified as Serdar A. and Merve A., were detained after Turkish authorities found out that they had spoken against the government’s post-coup crackdown during an interview by the Finland’s state broadcaster YLE, according to pro-government Akşam daily on Thursday. Akşam daily, the mouthpiece Turkish autocratic President…

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Science behind bars: How a Turkish physicist wrote research papers in prison

Academics lay down their gowns during a protest against the dismissal of academics from universities following a post-coup emergency decree at Ankara University in Turkey, February 2017. Thousands of academics in Turkish universities stand accused of either having supported terrorism or the attempted coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in July 2016. Theoretical physicist…

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