TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Fair Trials, Freedom of Expression, Freedom Voices, Human Rights Defenders, Illegal and Indefinite Detention, Prisoners and People at Risk, Prisoners of Conscience • Turkey •
Good News! – Turkey: Academics Released (UA 78/16)
Turkish academics Muzaffer Kaya, Esra Mungan, Kıvanç Ersoy and Meral Camcı were released from pre-trial detention on 22 April. The prosecution against them for ‘‘making propaganda for a terrorist organisation’’ following their support to a peace appeal has stopped but they have not been acquitted.