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Turkey – Trial targeting academics (05.12.17)

We are following with the utmost attention the situation of Turkish academics who are being harassed for signing a peace petition in January 2016.
We are particularly concerned about yesterday’s opening of the first court proceedings against signatories, including 25 teachers at Galatasaray University, established by a French-Turkish agreement in 1992. Our ambassador attended the hearings this morning in Istanbul.
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