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IIPPE statement on the crackdown on its members in Turkey

IIPPE Council has been concerned with events in Turkey in the wake of the failed coup. In particular, we condemn the restrictions and pressures that have been placed upon our own members, which have meant that significant numbers have been unable to attend our Annual Conference in Lisbon in September, 2016. We are also disturbed by the potential threat to the health of political economy and political economists in Turkey, and support the efforts of TSSA to sustain its presence in Turkish academic and social life as part and parcel of its more general endeavours to promote social science in Turkey. (more…)
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Canadian and American teachers stand in solidarity with Mexican colleagues facing severe repression

Members of a coalition comprising teachers’ organizations from Canada, the United States, and Mexico spoke with one voice Sunday, denouncing the government of Mexico for atrocious rights violations against teachers. A strongly worded resolution was passed unanimously at the concluding plenary of the 12th biennial conference of the Tri-national Coalition in Defense of Public Education, held at UBC May 12–15, 2016. In it, delegates called on the government of President Enrique Peña Nieto to own up to the role of the state and police in the 2014 disappearances of 43 indigenous student teachers from the state of Guerrero. (more…)
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