Turkish courts dismiss terror charges against six more peace academics

Six academics who have been facing trial over terror charges for signing a petition for peace in Turkey’s southeast in 2016 were acquitted by Diyarbakir and Istanbul courts. The Gazete Duvar news website reported on Monday that academics Fikret Uyar, Suleyman Kizil, and Murat Biricik were acquitted by the Diyarbakir 11th Heavy Penal Court of “making propaganda for a terrorist organization.”