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Region:
Global

Reported attacks on

higher education

Killings, Violence, Disappearances154
Imprisonment102
Prosecution74
Loss of Position50
Travel Restrictions20
Other78
Total478
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Lastest incidents

Date:
July 23, 2016
Type:
Other
Status:
Verified
Region/Sub-region:
Country or Territory:
Institution:
Various Institutions

On July 23, 2016, a decree went into effect ordering the closure of 15 Turkish universities, in connection with a state of emergency declared by the government following the failed coup attempt on July 15.  

Date:
July 20, 2016
Type:
Travel Restrictions
Status:
Verified
Region/Sub-region:
Country or Territory:
Institution:
All Turkish Higher Education Institutions

On July 20, 2016, Turkish authorities reportedly imposed a wide-ranging ban on all work-related, international travel by scholars, and demanding that all university personnel currently outside the country return to Turkey immediately.