Petition for the Release of Professor Onur Hamzaoglu

Updated: Apr 26, 2019


Onur Hamzaoglu, a professor of epidemiology, member of the Academics for Peace initiative, and the cospokesperson of the Peoples' Democratic Congress (HDK) was detained on February 9, 2018 on a warrant issued by Ankara’s Chief Public Prosecutor's Office. The justification for the arrest was a press release issued by the HDK on January 26 that condemned Turkey’s operation in Afrin and Syria and called for peace and democr