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Teachers, Students Call for Release of Turkish Academics

Following Sunday’s suicide bombing in the Turkish capital Ankara, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for the broadening of the definition of terrorism to include journalists and academics.  His call comes as three university teachers were detained on Tuesday on charges of "terrorist propaganda." That crackdown led to the arrest and detention Monday of Dr. Esra Mungan, one of the organizers of a petition signed by more than 1,000 academics that calls for a...

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