Open Letter in Support of Dr. Bülent Şık, Sentenced to Prison for Publicizing Threats to Public Health

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February 18, 2020

As academics, scientists, and advocates of human rights and environmental justice, we strongly condemn the sentencing of Dr. Bülent Şık to 15 months in prison. Dr. Şık is a food engineer and expert in measuring toxic residues in food such as pesticides, polyaromatic hydrocarbons, and heavy metals. Dr. Şık conducted research under the auspices of Turkey’s Ministry of Health as an assistant professor at Akdeniz University in Turkey (2009-2016), where he also served as deputy director of the University’s Food Safety and Agricultural Research Center (2010-2016). This research involved measuring environmental pollutants in soil, food, air, surface water, and groundwater to assess possible links to increasing incidence rates of cancer. His study identified “health-threatening levels of pesticides, heavy metals, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in multiple food and water samples in the cities of Kocaeli, Kırklareli, Tekirdağ, and Edirne, located in the Ergene River basin. In some residential areas, the water was totally undrinkable because of lead, aluminum, chrome and arsenic pollution” [1].

In 2016, Dr. Şık, together with over two thousand other academics, signed the Academics for Peace statement “We will not be a party to this crime,” which was critical of military actions in the Kurdish regions of the country [2]. For this reason, he was indicted for allegedly making terrorist propaganda, fired from the Food Safety and Agricultural Research Center and, along with hundreds of other signatories, lost his academic position pursuant to Decree No. 677 on November 22, 2016. (The Constitutional Court in Turkey subsequently ruled on July 26, 2019 that punishing academics for signing the statement was a violation of their freedom of expression, yet no academics have been reinstated since the ruling [3]).

Dr. Şık’s research had revealed serious environmental risks to public health, and children’s health in particular, yet three years had passed without public comment or remediation efforts by the Ministry of Health. In April of 2018, Dr. Şık thus decided to summarize his research in a series of articles in the national daily newspaper Cumhuriyet. Two months later, Prosecutor Gökhan Boydak of the İstanbul Terror and Organized Crimes Investigation Bureau issued an indictment of Dr. Şık, which carried a possible 12-year sentence, for allegedly violating Turkish Penal Code Article 258 (Disclosure of office secrets), Article 334 (Disclosure of restricted information for political or military spying purposes), and Article 336 (Holding documents relating to Public security) [4]. At his first two hearings, on February 7, 2019 and May 30, 2019, a request for acquittal was heard and denied and the court sought more information from the Ministry of Health [5,6]. At his third hearing on September 26, 2019, Dr. Şık was acquitted of two of the three charges but convicted of violating Article 258 [7]. Although he could have received a suspended sentence if he expressed remorse, Dr. Şık testified he had a duty to act: “scientists should regard it as a fundamental responsibility to carry their knowledge and results of the studies they conducted to the public sphere… Institutions might stay silent in the face of social problems, but a scientist should not stay silent” [8]. He was sentenced to fifteen months in prison. Dr. Şık has since appealed his conviction and is awaiting a hearing at the Turkish Court of Appeals, which could happen at any time.

According to Reporters Without Borders Turkey representative Erol Önderoğlu: “It was clearly in the public interest for Bülent Şık to publish this information, so his conviction is a profoundly unjust act of censorship” [9]. Sarah Clarke, Head of Europe and Central Asia at the British human rights organization ARTICLE 19, called Bülent Şık’s conviction “further evidence of the erosion of the rule of law and judicial independence in Turkey” [10]. Amnesty international’s Senior Campaigner on Turkey, Milena Buyum, wrote that “Dr Bülent Şık believed he had a duty to ensure that his research findings revealing the presence of carcinogenic pesticides and other toxins in agricultural products and water, were in the public domain” [11].

Dr. Bülent Şık’s appeal could be taken up any day and without advance warning, so international support is urgently needed. We, the undersigned, express our solidarity with Dr. Şık who acted as a responsible scientist defending public health. We encourage scientists and academics around the world to suspend collaborations with the Turkish Ministry of Health and academic institutions in Turkey that deliberately target academic freedom and freedom of speech. We ask the (domestic and international) public to stand in solidarity with Dr. Şık and call upon the judges at the Court of Appeals to do what is right and nullify his conviction.


National Writers Union/UAW Local 1981
Academic Solidarity Network
Pesticide Action Network – UK

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Nobel Laureates:
*Eric Wieschaus, Nobel Laureate Medicine/Physiology 1995, Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
*Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Nobel Laureate in Physics, 1997, Emeritus Professor, Collège de France, Paris, France
*Roald Hoffmann, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, 1981, Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
*Robert Curl, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 1996, University Professor Emeritus, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA

1. Judith Butler, Professor, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
2. Noam Chomsky, Institute Professor (emeritus) MIT, Laureate Professor U. of Arizona, Tucson AZ USA
3. Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, and a Laureate Professor at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at the University of Melbourne
4. Seyla Benhabib, Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, Yale University, New Haven, CT USA
5. Axel Honneth, Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University, Director of the Institute for Social Research, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
6. Wendy Brown, Professor, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
7. Homi K. Bhabha, Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of the Humanities, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
8. Nancy Fraser, Professor, New School for Social Research, New York, USA
9. Etienne Balibar, Ancien Professeur à l’Université de Paris-Nanterre, Anniversary Chair in Modern European Philosophy, Kingston University, London
10. Bruce Alberts, Chancellors Professor for Science and Education, University of California, San Francisco, USA
11. Steven Pinker, Johnstone Family Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
12. Larry Goldbetter, President, National Writers Union/UAW Local 1981
13. Joan W. Scott, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, USA
14. J.M. Bernstein, University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, New School for Social Research, New York, USA
15. Mary Marshall Clark, Director of the Columbia Center for Oral History Research and co-founder of Columbia’s Oral History Master of Arts degree program, Columbia University, , New York, NY, USA
16. Todd Gitlin, Professor of Journalism and Sociology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
17. Timur Kuran, Professor of Economics and Political Science and Gorter Family Professor of Islamic Studies, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
18. Aysen Candas, Peace Academic, formerly Associate Professor at Bogazici University, visiting scholar at Yale University
19. Elazar Barkan, Professor of International and Public Affairs, Director of Institute for the Study of Human Rights and SIPA Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy Concentration, Columbia University
20. Prof. Dr. Kader Konuk, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Institut für Turkistik, Institutsleiterin Akademie im Exil, Direktorin
21. Burhan Sönmez, Novelist, Board member PEN International
22. Mille Rode, journalist, general secretary, Danish PEN
23. Partha Chatterjee, Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University, New York, USA
24. Ayça Çubukçu, Senior Fellow, Fung Global Fellows Program, Princeton University & Associate Professor in Human Rights, Co-Director, LSE Human Rights, London School of Economics and Political Science
25. Alison M. Jaggar, Professor of Distinction, Departments of Philosophy and Women & Gender Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado, USA
26. Naomi Zack, Professor of Philosophy, Lehman College, Bronx, NY, USA
27. Michael Rothberg, 1939 Society Chair in Holocaust Studies, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
28. Alice Crary, University Distinguished Professor, New School for Social Research, New York, NY, USA
29. Rainer Forst, Professor of Political Theory, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
30. Gloria J. Browne-Marshall, Professor of Constitutional Law, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY), New York, New York, USA
31. Bertell Ollman, Professor of Politics, New York University, New York, NY, USA
32. Robin Celikates, Professor of Social Philosophy, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
33. Hanne Marie Svendsen, Danish Writer, member of Danish PEN
34. Eng-Beng Lim, Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
35. Jeffrey C. Goldfarb, Michael E. Gellert Professor of Sociology, New School for Social Research
36. Dr. Eva von Redecker, Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Germany
37. Frederick Neuhouser, Professor, Barnard College, Columbia University, USA
38. Philip John Landrigan, MD. President, Collegium Ramazzini, Director, Program in Global Public Health and the Common Good, Boston College. Adjunct Professor of Environmental Health, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
39. Tarık Beyhan, Campaigns & Communications Director, Amnesty International Turkey, Istanbul
40. Tuna Altınel Université Lyon 1 Associate Professor
41. Edouard Brézin, Ecole Normale Supérieure , Académie des Sciences, Paris
42. Esra Akcan, Associate Professor, Cornell University; Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, NY and Cambridge/USA
43. Sardar Saadi, PhD Candidate in Anthropology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
44. Judith Weingarten, Alumna, British School of Archaeology
45. Anil Duman, Associate Professor, Central European University, Budapest
46. Stephen Zunes, Professor of Politics, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
47. Daniel Loick, Associate Professor of Political and Social Philosophy, University of Amsterdam
48. Eylem Delikanli, oral historian, Research Institute on Turkey
49. Caghan Kizil, Professor of Neuroscience, Helmholtz Association, Germany
50. Brendan Hogan, Clinical Associate Professor, Global Liberal Studies, New York University, New York, USA
51. Fatih Seyhanoglu, exiled Kurdish Journalist and Novelist, originally from Turkey
52. David McNally, Distinguished Professor, University of Houston
53. Teresa Heffernan, Professor, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax CAN
54. Rossen Djagalov, Assistant Professor of Russian, New York University, New York, USA
55. Safak Altan Ergul, Hartford CT, U.S.A
56. Nitzan Lebovic, associate professor oh History, Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA, USA
57. Christopher Horner, PhD, independent scholar, and Activist, London, UK.
58. Andrew Bowie, Professor Emeritus Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
59. Joel Lebowitz, Professor, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
60. Chris Dole, Professor of Anthropology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA, USA
61. Kumru Toktamis, PhD. Associate Professor, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY
62. Eugene Chudnovsky, Distinguished Professor, The City University of New York
63. Demir Akın, Engineer (retired)
64. Duncan K. Foley, Leo Model Professor of Economics, New School for Social Research, New York, USA
65. Helen Benedict, Professor, Columbia University, New York, USA
66. Hüseyin Emlik, Master Student, Activist in Amnesty International Norway, University of Agder, Kristiansand/Norway
67. Deniz Cenk Demir, Ph.D Student, The University of Akron,Ohio
68. Olga Hünler, PhD, visiting researcher, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany
69. Jenny Weyel, unaffiliated, New York City, U.S.A.
70. Anat Matar, senior lecturer, Tel Aviv University, Israel
71. Ersin Asliturk, PhD, Instructor, Douglas College, Vancouver, Canada
72. Nada Moumtaz, Assistant Professor University of Toronto
73. Breena Holland, Associate Professor of Political Science, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA
74. Michelle Cole Wenderlich, PhD Candidate, Clark University, Worcester, MA, USA
75. Mary C. Foltz, Associate Professor of English, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
76. Yudit Namer, PhD, Researcher, Bielefeld School of Public Health, Germany
77. Taha Karaman, Professor of Psychiatry, (retired) Antalya, Turkey
78. Osman Elbek, Associate Professor, Demiroglu Bilim University, İstanbul, Turkey
79. Buket Cinemre, Asisstant Professor, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey
80. Ilker Birbil, Professor of Data Science and Optmization, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
81. Prof. Dr. Sebahat Genç, Muğla Ün, Muğla, Türkiye
82. Akin Olgun, Author & Journalist, UK
83. Martin Toft, editor-in-chief, University of Oslo, Norway
84. Aynur Şamlı, Activist, İstanbul, Turkey
85. Faruk Arhan, Freelance Journalist
86. Mansur Karakoç, Lecturer at Istanbul Aydin Univ. Gastronomy & Culinary Arts, Professional Tour Guide, Istanbul, Turkey
87. Dr. Duygu Kasdogan, IstanbuLab
88. Hilda Palmer, UK Hazards Campaign
89. Dr Fulya Tasangil Akinci, veterinarian microbiologist, iso en 22000; lead auditor, food safety specialist, BURSA-TURKIYE
90. Taskin Koc , Gastronomy, Duesseldorf, Germany
91. Zeynep Öcal, Diyetisyen, Türkiye
92. Aylin Koc, Gastronomy, Duesseldorf, Germany
93. Ozgur Kaloglu, Citizen, Turkey
94. Dagfinn Føllesdal, C.I.Lewis Professor of Philosophy, emeritus, Stanford University, USA, and Professor of Philosophy, emeritus, University of Oslo, Norway
95. Mete Atature, Professor, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
96. Natasha Myers, Associate Professor, Anthropology, York University, Toronto
97. Nilhan Aras, Researcher and writer, Istanbul, Turkey
98. Ceyda Demiralp, Student, Istanbul, Turkey
99. Vedat Ozan, author and olfactory expert, İstanbul, Turkey
100. Halenur Toprak, Student at Akdeniz Univ. Gastronomy & Culinary Arts, Antalya, Turkey
101. Senem Gözel, Master’s student, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Canada
102. Dr. Noela Invernizzi, Associate Professor, Federal University of Paraná, Brazil
103. Evan Moskowitz, doctoral student, CUNY Graduate Center
104. Altay Dikeç, Clinical Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University, College Station, United States
105. Dr. Cetin Gürer, Independent scholar, Bremen, Germany
106. Mihriban, chef, scholar, Antalya, Turkey
107. Nilüfer Aykaç, Ass. Professor, Bilim University, Istanbul, Turkey
108. Nurettin Erkan, hunermend, artist, sanatçı, USA
109. Nihan Aksakallı, Yardımcı Doçent, İstanbul Üniversitesi Onkoloji Enstitüsü, İstanbul, Türkiye
110. Belinda Corsini, retired, istanbul, Turkey
111. Tamer Ilbuga, Antalya, Turkey
112. Prof. Dr. Arzu Yorgancıoğlu, Turkey
113. Eylül Merve, öğrenci, Türkiye
114. Seda Talaakar, İstanbul, Türkiye
115. Zerrin Kurtoglu Sahin, Prof. Dr., independent scholar, İzmir, Türkiye
116. Pinar Dag, Lecturer, London, UK
117. Yücel Ersoy, İstanbul, Türkiye
118. Fırat Çelik, Sahaf
119. Sabiha Apaydin, Turkey
120. Sadece Didem
121. Taylan Yüksek
122. Nilüfer Tasangil, activist
123. Prof Dr Oğuz Kılınç, Turkey
124. Prof. Dr. Oya İtil, Turkey
125. E. Alkim Karaagac, PhD Candidate, University of Waterloo, Canada
126. Gokhan Birdal, Civil Engineer
127. Uğur Parlak
128. Duygu Kasdogan
129. Ahmet Uhri
130. Khawla Khanekah
131. Mert Karabıyıkoğlu Ankara, Turkey
132. Olcay Bingol, policy officer, Brussels, Belgium
133. Ruken Akar Vural, Professor of Educational Sciences, Turkey
134. Birsen Küçüktoy, retired bank officer, freelance translator İstanbul Turkey
135. Deniz Aydoslu, Modena, Italy
136. Ekin Kurtic, Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
137. Necva Hadim, Teacher, Ankara-Türkiye
138. Fatma Amaltun
139. Peter Rosset, Professor, ECOSUR, Chiapas, Mexico
140. Haden Öz
141. A. Prof. M. Oğuz Sinemillioğlu, City Planner, İstanbul, Turkey
142. Dr. Devrim Kılıçer, Ankara, Turkey
143. Nadiya Biçakçı
144. Apoteker Arnaud, General Delegate, Justice Pesticides, Paris, France
145. Dr. Menevse Deprem-Hennen, Dentist, Krefeld, Germany
146. Dr. Doğan Emrah Zıraman, Türkiye, İzmir Dayanışma Akademisi
147. Mesut Varlık
148. Associate Prof Haluk C. Çalışır, Turkey
149. Can Jean Korkmaz, consultant
150. Emre Daglioglu, PhD Student, Stanford University, CA, USA
151. Eylem Şen, Antalya, Turkey
152. İrfan Eroğlu, Emekli Öğr. Gör., İstanbul, Türkiye
153. Şemsa Özar, Prof. Dr., Boğazici Üniversitesi, emekli, İstanbul, Türkiye
154. Büşra Tangal, Geographer, Samsun, Turkey
155. Onur Yeşildağ
156. Emek Erez
157. Nedim Akay, Istanbul
158. Nilgün Toker, Prof., Independent scholar
159. Aslı Davas, Associate Professor, HRFT, Turkey
160. Joan Fujimura, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
161. Süleyman Ulutürk, Associate Professor (retired), Antalya, Türkiye
162. Nermin Biter, PhD, Independent scholar and Activist, İzmir, Turkey
163. Dilsa Deniz, Postdoc Fellow and Lecturer, University of California San Diego, USA
164. Şeref Gülseren, Associate Professor, Izmir, Turkey
165. Meral Camcı, Independent scholar, Istanbul, Turkey
166. Prof Dr Feride Aksu Tanık, Izmir, Turkey
166. Eylem Yıldızer, activist, Turkey
167. Elif Çelik, Antalya Türkiye
168. Yıldırım Şahin, aktivist, Türkiye
169. Guven Incirlioglu, academic, Turkey
170. Özer Yersüren, İzmir Dayanışma Akademisi, Türkiye
171. Fevzi Özlüer, avukat, Ankara Barosu
172. Ezgi Görgü
173. Professor Michel Pimbert, Oxford, UK
174. Yeşim YILMAZ, Food Engineer, Antalya/Türkiye
175. Dr. Ethemcan Turhan, KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory, Stockholm, Sweden
176. Gizem Sebahat Çoban, Öğretmen, İstanbul
177. Pinar Dinc, Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Lund University, Sweden
178. Gülce Demirer, activist, Istanbul, Turkey
179. Alp Aslandoğan, Lecturer, Child Development, Beykoz University, Istanbul, Turkey
180. Fatma Denizci, NGO, Istanbul, Turkey
181. Dr. Kaan Öztürk, Istanbul, Turkey
182. Arzu Okay
183. Deniz Ay, Research Fellow, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
184. Özgür Narin, Turkey
185. Zeynep Korkman, Assistant Professor, UCLA
186. Şemsettin koç doktor Diyarbakır
187. Simten Cosar, Prof., Political Scientist, University of Pittsburgh
188. Güven Güzeldere, Cambridge, USA
189. Gülnur Türen, activist, Manisa, Turkey
190. Reyhan Daglar
191. Zeynep Kivilcim, Assoc.Prof, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
192. Özgür Soysal, Dr. Öğretim Üyesi, Ege Üniversitesi
193. Volkan Çıdam, Assistant Prof. Boğaziçi Üniversitesi
194. Tunca Öğreten, Journalist
195. Cem Özatalay, Associate Professor of Sociology, Galatasaray University, Istanbul/Turkey
196. Sevil Cakir, Research Fellow, University of Goettingen, Germany
197. Aydogan Kars, Lecturer in Religious Studies, Monash University, Australia
198. Fatih Özden, Ege Üniversitesi, İzmir, Türkiye
199. Theresa M Trujillo, US citizen, health equity community organizer
200. Mustafa Karatok, postdoctoral researcher, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
201. Josh Sturman
202. Gozde Gonul, Citizen, Istanbul, Turkey
203. Aydın Arı, Dr., İzmir Dayanışma Akademisi, İzmir, Türkiye
204. Döndü Şahin, Research Fellow, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey
205. Jurgis Viningas, PhD student, Duquesne University
206. Özgür Öztürk, Associate Professor, independent scholar, İzmir, Türkiye
207. Ayten Alkan, PhD., Associate Professor, Izmir
208. Ethem Şallı
209. Nilüfer tasangil activist
210. Asli Telli, Research Fellow, Uni-Siegen, Germany
211. Erdal Gilgil, Professor, unaffiliated scholar, Antalya, Turkey
212. Olcay Kunal, çevresever
213. Cristina Del Biaggio, Université Grenoble Alpes, France
214. Pelin Ünker, journalist, Turkey
215. Emrah Günok, ex-academician, dissident, İstanbul
216. Ali karakoç Md Dr
217. Cumhur İzgi – Associate Professor, Independent Scholar, Antalya, Turkey
218. Kaan Sakarya, Istanbul Turkey
219. Sefa Feza Arslan, Prof., Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Turkey
220. Onur Hamzaoğlu, Prof.Dr., Kocaeli Academy for Solidarity, Kocaeli, Türkiye
221. Özlem Özkan, Doç.Dr., Kocaeli Academy for Solidarity, Kocaeli, Türkiye
222. Ulaş Bayraktar, Kulturhane, Mersin, Turkey
223. Katharina Hoppe, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany
224. Helin Guler, Master Student, Izmir, Turkey
225. Esengül Ayyıldız, independent scholar, İstanbul
226. Panagiota Kotsila, ICTA-UAB, postdoctoral researcher
227. Mustafa Şener, Dr., Visiting Scholar. Frei University-Germany
228. Jakob Lothe, Professor of English literature, University of Oslo, Norway
229. Galip Deniz Altınay
230. Dilek Karabulut independent scholar Ankara, Turkey
231. Z. Tül Akbal Prof Dr Kampüssüzler İstanbul
232. Defne Topcu, activist, Istanbul, Turkey
233. Hikmet Adal, Journalist, Istanbul, Turkey
234. Yasemin Özgün, academic, Ankara, Turkey,
235. Didar Yildirim, Istanbul, Turkey
236. Angelique tonnaer
237. Mustafa Kemal Coşkun, Assoc. Prof. Dr., Ankara University, Former Faculty Member, Ankara, Turkey
238. Dr. Ferda Fahrioğlu, İstanbul, Turkey
239. Elif Sandal Önal, Associated Researcher, Bielefeld University, Germany
240. Seçkin Özsoy , Dr., Ankara, Turkey
241. Evren S. ALTINEL, MD, Family Phisician, İstanbul, Turkey
242. Caroline Kerfoot, Professor, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
243. Garip Hanay, PhD student, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
244. Serap Saritas, PhD, Independent Researcher, Istanbul, Turkey
245. Noemi Levy-Aksu, Indepedent Scholar, İstanbul, Turkey
246. Nur Yasemin Ural, Post-doctoral Researcher, Freie Universität Berlin
247. Yonca Demir, citizen, Turkey
248. Tolga Tören, Dr., University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany
249. Orkun Doğan, Researcher, Yerküre Kooperatifi, Istanbul
250. Özlem Işıl, citizen, Turkey
251. H. Pinar Senoguz, Dr./postdoctoral researcher, University of Göttingen, Germany
252. Emek Erez, yazar, Ankara/ Türkiye
253. Julia Strutz, Off-University
254. Mihrican Zorlu Günok, ex-academician, İstanbul, Turkey
255. Tayfun Özkaya
256. Dilek Hattatoglu, PhD, Associate Professor, Istanbul, Turkey
257. Bediz Yılmaz, Independent scholar, activist
258. Elke Weyel, Psychoanalyst, Hamburg Germany
259. Matthias Plieninger, Physician, IPPNW, Hamburg, Germany
260. Alkan Karanlık, Independent Researcher, Activist, İzmir, Turkey
261. Yönetici Van
262. Sevgi Mutlu, PhD Candidate, LMU Germany
263. Bulent Şık a yapilan haksızlıktır.O’ nu destekliyorum.. AkınTÜRE Izmir. Çiftçi
264. Özlem Atik , aktivist, istanbul
265. Gülçin Tonguc
266. Özlem Atik, Istanbul, Turkey
267. Nalan Yüksel, Dr. Zir. Müh. İzmir Türkiya
268. Pınar Ünlü
269. Hüseyin Güven, Physician
270. T. Gül Köksal, architect, İstanbul, Turkey
271. Şebnem Oğuz, Professor, Ankara
272. Hüseyin Güven, Hekim
273. Prof.Dr. Gulser Kayir, Academic,Antalya Turkey
274. Tunc Ali Kütükcüoglu, PhD candidate (economy & ecology), independent scholar
275. Derya Keskin, PhD., Kocaeli Academy for Solidarity, Turkey
276. Feyyaz Uysal- Ziraat Mühendisi -Eskişehir
277. Tunc Ali Kütükcüoglu, PhD candidate, independent scholar, Feldmeilen, Switzerland
278. Aysuda Kölemen, PhD, Bard College Berlin, Germany
279. Can Geyik, Öğrenci, Istanbul, Türkiye
280. Vezan Karabulut Ziraat Mühendisi İzmir Türkiye
281. Prof. em.Dr. Yaşar Aktaş
282. Ali Cafer Çelik İstanbul, Turkey
283. Reyda Ergün, Dr, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey
284. Selim CAKMAKLI, Dr., Rutgers University-Camden, NJ, USA
285. Seval Ebru Yıldız, Urban Planner/Public Servant, Turkey
286. Ayşe Durakbaşa, ( prof. dr.) retired academician, Istanbul, Turkey
287. Günnaz Kuruçay
288. Gamze Yerdut Mali Müşavir İzmir /Türkiye
289. Doç.Dr.,Feryal Saygiligil, İstanbul
290. Müjgan Pirinçciler Doktor Çanakkale
291. Yagmur Tas
292. Jini Güneş, MD, Mersin, Turkey
293. Dr. K. Mehmet Kentel, Istanbul
294. Mustafa Demiral ziraat Mühendisi Eskisehir
295. Muzaffer Kaya, PhD, Potsdam University, Germany
296. Metin Umunç, Aktivist, İstanbul
297. Gülsüm Çırpıcıoğlu, Pratisyen Hekim
298. Deniz Başkent, professor, UMCG, Groningen, Netherlands
299. Burhan Zehni Eskisehir, Turkiye
300. Seçil Çetin
301. Özge Yenier Duman, Ankara, Turkey
302. Zeynep Gambetti, Independent Scholar, formerly Assoc. Prof. at Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
303. Prof.Dr. Ali Osman Karababa, Public Health Specialist, İzmir, Türkiye
304. İ. Kuban Altınel, Prof., Dept. of Ind. Eng., Boğaziçi Univ.
305. Gökçe Susam Nazlıcan Üretici, İş insanı İzmir Türkiye
306. Selim CAKMAKLI, PhD, Rutgers University-Camden, NJ, USA
307. Suna Aras. Şair-Yazar, İstanbul, Türkiye
308. Z. Gizem SAYIN, Researcher, Kampüssüzler, Istanbul, Turkey
309. Angelique Tonnaer Kırkıl, Sustainability Consultant, Antalya, Turkey
310. Mustafa İrvem Keskinoğlu, free translater, İstanbulslater
311. Eda Guclu, postdoc, LMU
312. Greg Albo, Professor of Politics, York University, Toronto
313. Dr. Ahmet Cinici, Independent Scholar, London, United Kingdom
314. Ülkü Doğanay, Prof. Dr. University of Connecticut, remote scholar, Turkey
315. Serdar Keskin, musician, Mersin, Turkey
316. Ömer Madra, Istanbul, Turkey
317. Eren Artu, Slow Food Bodrum Yaveş Gari Convivium member, Bodrum, Turkey
318. H. Nese Ozgen, PhD. Visiting Scholar at Duke University, Cultural Anthropology Department, Resident Associate at National Humanities Center (NHC), Durham, NC, USA
319. Dr. Deniz Kilincoglu, Research Fellow, Göttingen Institute for Advanced Study, Göttingen, Germany
320. Dr. med. Gisela Penteker, IPPNW, D21762 Otterndorf, Germany
321. Gülgün Başarır Ressam
322. Mesude Selvili İatanbul Türkiye
323. Derya KİP/Tekstil Mühendisi, Türkiye
324. Barış Özel, İzmir, Turkey
325. Chad Kautzer, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA
326. Neşe Yüzak Elektrik mühendisi Muğla Turkey
327. Baki Tezcan; Associate Professor of History; University of California, Davis; USA
328. Robert Crews, Professor of History, Stanford U., USA
329. Öncelik halk sağlığınındır. Filiz Aldemir ,Food Engineer, Antalya, Türkiye
330. Hıdır Sarıoğlu,Ankara,Turkey
331. Turan Kepenek
332. Saniye Öner, İstanbul, Türkiye
333. Merih Yücel, Biyolog Izmir, Turkey
334. Umut Kocagöz, PhD Researcher, ISS, the Netherlands
335. Murat Adıyaman, insan
336. Nihat Altınok bağımsız amele İstanbul Türkiye
337. Aydan Danısman, dentist, Amsterdam, Netherlands
338. Zeynep Gülçin Güçlü
339. Vera Caen, Photographer, Istanbul, Turkey
340. Şefika Parlayan, öğretmen Konya
341. Dr. Serdar Şahinkaya, Economic Historian, Ankara, Turkey
342. Nuran Ünaydin Ziraat Yuksek Mühendisi..Bursa
343. Ahmet Baycu İzmir, Turkey
344. Erdem Üngür, Postdoc Researcher, ULB, Brüksel
345. Cengiz Küçükgörkey, emekli, aktivist, İzmir, Türkiye
346. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Saltık, Ankara, Turkey
347. David Schlosberg, Professor of Environmental Politics, University of Sydney, Sydney Australia
348. Dr Barış Tuncer, Firmware Engineer, Canada
349. Malik Karacan, CPA Adana Turkey
350. Nalan Erbil, PhD, Madison, WI, USA
351. Göknur Yumuşak sosyolog aktivist
352. Banu Ugural, Artist, Designer, Teacher, Istanbul, Turkey
353. Nail Ozer, Orman Mühendisi, İstanbul, Türkiye
354. Nuriye mehmet kemal modelist istanbul turkiye
355. Malik Karacan, CPA Adana Turkey
356. Devrim İmren Ecz. Teknisyeni İstanbul
357. Betül Kaya Antalya Turkiye
358. Kerem Elmas, Ziraat mühendisi, İzmir, Türkiye
359. Sumercan Bozkurt, Visiting Faculty, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
360. Savaş Dede, PhD Candidate International Relations Dep. Van.
361. Umut Tümay Arslan, Doç.Dr., MSGSÜ, İstanbul
362. Zeynep Aka
363. Melehat Kutun, Research fellow, Kassel University, Germany
364. İbrahim Zafer İstanbul/türkiye
365. Gülcan Ergün, PhD, Eskişehir Okulu, Eskişehir, Turkey
366. Dicle dilan salman
367. Şebnem Köymen, İzmir Dayanışma Akademisi, İzmir, Türkiye
368. Ayla Albayrak, Journalist, Istanbul, Turkey
369. Pinar E. Donmez, Senior Lecturer, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
370. Zeynel Abidin Bahri
371. Hüsniye Demircioglu Dr. Emekli öğretim üyesi
372. Cansu Cetin, PhD researcher, Switzerland
373. VVedat YILMAZ, Assist. Prof., AÇÜ, Artvin, Turkey
374. Sezai Ozan Zeybek, Forum Transregionale Studien, Berlin
375. Jennifer Rubenstein, Associate Professor, University of Virginia
376. Thomas Carl Schwoerer, Publisher, Germany
377. Dimitri Bettoni, ESR, Dublin City University
378. Isabel Aust, PhD Candidate, Dublin City University, Ireland
379. Özer Güzel, citizen, Turkey
380. Serpil Bal
381. Lucia Mesquita, Early Stage Researcher, Dublin City University, Dublin/Ireland
382. Nesrin Demirler Architec, Activist, İstanbul, Turkey
383. Göknur Yumuşak
384. Sosyolog Göknur Yumuşak
385. Barbara Gormley Doctoral Researcher Dublin City University, Ireland
386. Songül / aktivist. İstanbul/Türkiye
387. Sinan Oruçoğlu
388. Doğan Karakaş, heykeltraş, Istanbul, Türkiye
389. Sinan Niron gazeteci aktivist Eskişehir, Türkiye
390.Cansu Zambak
391. Kim Fortun, Professor, University of California Irvin, Irvine, California, USA
392. Gülgün Selamoğlu
393. Ferhan Ertürk, çevirmen, Istanbul, Türkiye
394. Stephen Polk, Assistant Professor, Naropa University, scholar/organizer, Denver. USA
395. Gülgün YENAR
396. Eşref AVCI Activist
397. Kamil Samir, retired, İzmir
398. Müjgan Beller diş hekimi, İstanbul, Türkiye
399. Toprak Erduvan, Architect (Mimar), Istanbul/Turkey
400. Ferdan Çiftçi Ziraat Mühendisi İzmir Türkiye
401. Yavuz Özkütük
402. A. Cem Cezali Elektirik Mühendisi Istanbul Turkiye
403. Erol Önderoğlu, journalist, Istanbul, Turkey
404. Erdinc Ergenc, Journalist, Istanbul, Turkey
405. Leighann Spencer, PhD Candidate Charles Sturt University Australia
406. Irfan Batur, PhD Student & Graduate Research Assistant, Arizona State University, Arizona, US
407. Ali Kocabaş, Prof. Dr. Turkey
408. Jenny Vanderlinden, human rights activist, Tubize, Belgium
409. Aykut Çoban, Prof.Dr., independent scholar, Turkey
410. Hugh Raffles, Professor of Anthropology, New School of Social Research, New York, NY, USA
411. Eren Kırmızıaltın, PhD, Ankara, Turkey
412. Mehmet Ali Öztürk, İzmir, Türkiye
413. Doğan Karakaş Heykelci, İstanbul, Türkiye
414. Kadriye şen student gaziantep, Turkey
415. Songül Başkaya, Journalist, Antalya, Turkey
416. Mehmet Ugur, Professor of Economics and Institutions, University of Greenwich, London, UK
417. Göknur Yumuşak Türkiye İzmir
418. Mehmet Akbiyik, Antalya, Turkiye
419. Aslı Takanay, Dr., Kampüssüzler/Bilark, İstanbul, Turkey
420. Pinar Onal, Dr, New York University
421. Güldeniz Algöz , gıda mühendisi Turkey
422. Ayşe Bingöl Demir, Human Rights Lawyer, New York/USA
423. Serkan KAZAN, Gıda mühendisi, Antalya, Türkiye
424. Dr. Deniz Kara, Diş Hekimi, Dentist, Ankara, Turkey
425. Hamit Durna
426. Candan Badem, Assoc. Prof., independent/purged from Munzur University, Dersim (Tunceli), Turkey
427. Eren Ozel, Phd, Lyon 2 University, Lyon, France
428. Dilek Aba
429. Ece Koçak, independent scholar/human rights advocate, Istanbul, Turkey
430. Kayihan Pala, Professor of Public Health, Bursa Uludag University, Bursa/TURKEY
431. Prof Dr Oliver Razum, Dean, Bielefeld School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, Germany
432. Esra Erdem, Prof., Alice Salomon University Berlin, Germany
433. John M. Meyer, Professor, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, USA
434. Selen Turkay, Assistant Professor, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
435. Dr. Osman Çataloluk, unaffiliated, independent scholar, Tokat, Turkey
436. Mahsum Evin, Van, Yüzüncüyıl Üniversitesi, Türkiye
437. Barbara Van Dyck, independent researcher, Belgium
438. Lisa Wandschneider, PhD student, Bielefeld School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, Germany
439. Ross Mittiga, Assistant Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
440. Jennifer Clement, President PEN International
441. Şibay Tugsavul, Consultant, Ankara
442. Cafer Çataloluk, Klinik Psikolog, İstanbul, Turkiye
443. Ebru Simsek, New Jersey, USA
444. Ayşe Gül Altınay, Professor of Anthropology, Sabancı University, Turkey
445. Şebnem Yıldız
446. Yesim Yasin, Assistant Professor of Public Health, Acibadem University Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey
447. Özcan Kan, Sosyal Kültürel Aktivisti Eğitmen, İstanbul, Turkey

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