Turkey bans all academics from travel in latest post-coup measure

July 20, 2016 10:07 AM

11 0

Turkey bans all academics from travel in latest post-coup measure

ISTANBUL — Turkey issued a blanket travel ban on all academics in the country just a day after suspending more than 15,000 education workers and calling for the resignation of all university deans, reported the state broadcaster TRT on Wednesday.

The move is the latest in a massive crackdown against professionals in Turkey following a failed coup attempt by renegade military units that has seen tens of thousands of judges, civil servants, military and police fired or detained.

Also read: Greece rejects extradition of Turkish servicemen over coup

Read more

To category page

Loading...