631 Academics Discharged

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631 academics and 155 administrative staff have been discharged by Statutory Decree No. 679.

As reason of the decision, “Affiliation, membership or link with organization or groups that are determined to carry out activities against state’s national security” was put forward.

So far the number of discharged academics has increased to 4,481 and administrative staff to 1,102. There are at least 41 academics who signed We Will not be a Party to this Crime declaration among the discharged.

The universities at which the discharged academics worked are as follows:

Akdeniz University, Ankara University, Atatürk University, Bandırma Onyedi Eylül University,Bartın University, Bingöl University, Bitlis Eren University, Bozok University, Bülent Ecevit University, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University,Çankırı Karatekin University, Çukurova University,Dicle University, Dokuz Eylül University,Dumlupınar University, Ege University,Erciyes University, Erzincan University,Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Fırat University,Gazi University, Giresun University,Hitit University, Iğdır University,İskenderun Technical University, İstanbul Bilim University, İstanbul Gelişim University, İstanbul Technical University, İstanbul University, İzmir Katip Çelebi University,Kafkas University, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University,Karabük University, Karadeniz Technical University,Kastamonu University, Kırıkkale University, Kocaeli University, Manisa Celal Bayar University,Mardin Artuklu University, Marmara University, Mersin University, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Munzur University, Mustafa Kemal University,Muş Alparslan University, Necmettin Erbakan University,Nevşehir Hacı Bektaş Veli University, Ondokuz Mayıs University,Ordu University, Osmaniye Korkut Ata University,Ömer Halisdemir University, Sakarya University,Selçuk University, Sinop University, Süleyman Demirel University,Şırnak University, Trakya University,Uludağ University, Yıldırım Beyazıt University,Yüzüncü Yıl University. (BK/TK)