Monthly Archives: January 2017

Academic freedom in Turkey: Theresa May has a choice to make The UK must raise the issue of Turkey’s appalling treatment of academia


(published at the Times Higher Education, January 28, 2017)   The UK’s prime minister, Theresa May, is visiting Turkey. So far, her government has remained largely silent despite the dictatorial drift in the country. In the few announcements that have … Continue reading

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Another year of relentless violence in Iraq | IBC’s 2016 analysis of civilian deaths


(for the full report see https://www.iraqbodycount.org/analysis/numbers/2016/)   IBC’s 2016 analysis of civilian deaths         1. 2016 Summary and comparison to preceding years 2016 has seen deadly violence continue to impact Iraqi civilians on a daily basis. This … Continue reading

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