Below is a "Call for Solidarity Actions" in response to the repression of academics, and academic freedoms, in Turkey under Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's dictatorship-in-formation. Also, see below for additional resources.
The first court hearings start on December 5, 2017, at 9:00 pm in İstanbul Çağlayan Justice Palace
Amnesty International is currently organizing a petition campaign aimed at urging President Barack Obama to grant clemency to Native American political activist Leonard Peltier after nearly 40 years in federal prison.
Last night's earthquake in Italy was a tragic event which affected areas and people close to many of us in the Zapruder (World) community. While we mourn for those who died and attempt to help those who survived, we should also wonder what our institutions could be doing to better prevent these types of avoidable infrastructure-related tragedies.