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Turkish Academic Calıskan taken into custody with accusation on FETO propaganda and Insulting Erdogan

A well-known opposition Turkish academic Koray Calıskan has taken into custody in the operation on Bogazici and Medeniyet universities amoung 42 other academics including 20 proffessors.

According to Toygun Atilla’s news from Hurriyet daily, accusations against Koray Calıskan were insulting President Erdogan and making propaganda for FETO.

His tweets on several different issues caunted as evidence for charges against him. Some of his tweets are claimed to like these; “ Do not slander on Gulen, resist Turkey !!!”, “ Anadolu Agency has wrote something called FETO. It means Gulen Community is a terorist organization. Even past custodians in Turkey had not gone so far like they did.” and “The man who throws his country into battle to save himself cannot be called as animal because it is a shame, neither “demon” is a sin, but a “murderer” is worthy.”

Also Calıskan accused to had several phone calls with Cemal Ussak who was the last president of the Journalists and Writters Foundation which was shut down with an executive order after failed coup attempt. In addition, Caliskan also being investigated allegedly for collecting money from some of CHP majors in order to set up a new TV channel.

Lastly it has been reported by the Bogazici University officers that no search was done in rooms of detainee academics.

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