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Region:
Global

Reported attacks on

higher education

Killings, Violence, Disappearances176
Imprisonment139
Prosecution102
Loss of Position65
Travel Restrictions30
Other93
Total605
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Lastest incidents

Date:
February 10, 2017
Type:
Killings, Violence, Disappearances / Imprisonment
Status:
Verified
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Country or Territory:
Institution:
Ankara University

On February 10, 2017, Turkish police reportedly arrested and attacked scholars, students and other individuals who had gathered at Ankara University to protest a government decree ordering the dismissal of 330 academic personnel around the country.

Date:
February 9, 2017
Type:
Imprisonment
Status:
Verified
Region/Sub-region:
Country or Territory:
Institution:
Katip Celebi University

On February 9, 2017, Turkish authorities reportedly detained Professor Mehmet Ali Malas, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Katip Celebi University in İzmir, along with seven other individuals on suspicion of alleged links to Fethullah Gülen, who authorities have accused of being involved with a violent coup attempt that occurred on July 15, 201