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4,811 Academics from 112 Universities Discharged by 5 Statutory Decress

15-Mar-2019 17:10

8 February 2017:

4,811 academics from 112 universities have been discharged by five Statutory Decrees. 16 of the academics have been returned to their duty by another Statutory Decree.

4,811 academics from 112 universities have been discharged by five Statutory Decrees declared during State of Emergency. 16 of the academics have been returned to their duty by another Statutory Decree.

The largest number of discharges occurred at Süleyman Demirel University (193), İstanbul University (192), Gazi University (169) and Pamukkale University (164).

There are 191 universities in Turkey and 15 of them were closed by the statutory decrees. There were 64,533 students and 2,805 academic members at those universities.

There are 146,124 people at universities, according to data of the Higher Education Council. (BK/TK)

Source: http://bianet.org/english/human-rights/183432-
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