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NUS in solidarity with Bogazici University

NUS National President Larissa Kennedy said the student body, which represents some 600 affiliated further and higher education institutions across the country, has a proud track record of international solidarity.

”NUS UK has from its outset been an internationally engaged national union that seeks to organise for social justice in solidarity with other students across the world,” she said.

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Bosphorus (Boğaziçi) University resists the trustee policy

Together with the AKP’s 19 years in power, there has been an increase in the number of
universities, however this increase has coincided with a worsening of the academia and scientific
quality of research.

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Court accuses MA journalist Aslan of “spreading provocative reports”

The investigation against journalist Mehmet Aslan has been concluded. The journalist is now charged with “membership of a terrorist organization” and “spreading provocative reports”.

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History destroyed in Sur: Concrete houses are sold for 1 million TL

Six neighbourhoods of the borough of Sur in Diyarbakır (Amed) have been banned for 5 years. Six neighbourhoods surrounded by concrete blocks first and then by 3 meters long iron sheets have been banned for 1,826 days.

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Court sentences MA journalist Sayılğan to 4 years’ imprisonment

Mezopotamya Agency journalist Idris Sayılğan was sentenced to 4 years in prison. The verdict hearing was held at the 2nd High Criminal Court in Muş.

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Turkish-ISIS Belt replaces Arab Belt

“The demographics of Syria’s most stable and secure lands is being changed by the joint plan of the UN (United Nations), USA, Russia and the European Union (EU), writes Ferda Çetin.

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British train drivers union demands the government to end arm sales to Turkey

British train drivers union Aslef demanded the British government end arm sales to Turkey, saying it is “wrong to profit from the oppression of the Kurds.”

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Autonomous Administration: Kobane victory is a legacy for the whole world and humanity

The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria called for Turkish occupation to be stopped, saying “The liberation of Afrin, Serêkaniyê and Girê Spî is as important as the liberation of Kobane.”

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KURDISH, Armenian, and Christian groups have warned that legislation signed as one of the last acts of the outgoing Trump administration gives Turkey the green light to continue “cultural genocide” against the country’s minorities.

In what has been described as a disastrous last minute move, the US signed a bilateral US-Turkey Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) granting Turkey legal rights over the religious and cultural heritage of all indigenous people and minorities.

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German-Turkey collaboration over Leopard tanks continues

New investigation report published in the German magazine Stern reveals Germany still selling tank parts to Turkey.

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