NEWS Story of academics who stay to resist

The state of emergency declared after the coup attempt on July 15 resulted in a purge in universities that has never been seen before in Turkey's recent history. The emergency decrees have been used for dismissing both experienced academics who carried out many researches in universities and young academics whose careers had just begun. However, despite everything that happened, some academics hold on to their profession, which they define as “reason for being”. In this regard, Kocaeli Solidarity Academy is a precursor and guiding initiative. Having completed its first term of “alternative education”, it has also the purpose of establishing an open and free school of life for people with a new two-tear program.
Police attacks academics in Ankara University

Academics who gathered in Cebeci Campus of Ankara University for protesting the decrees are not allowed in the university. Police forces attacked and the doors of the campus are closed.
NEWS 24 academics detained in Kocaeli and Bolu

Signing the declaration titled as “We won't be accomplices to this crime”, 21 academics from Kocaeli University and 3 academics from Abant İzzet Baysal University are detained.