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Universities call for freedom of Turkish academics

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Group calls on Turkey to honour its commitments to academic freedom and autonomy

The European University Association has said it is “gravely concerned” by reports of Turkish academics still being held in prison for having signed a peace petition.

“EUA expresses its steadfast support for the Turkish higher education community and calls for the immediate exoneration of the sentenced academics and the suspension of any ongoing trials,” the association said on 26 November.

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