Support for Osman Kavala by Academics From Around World
Academics from the universities of Harvard, Yale, Oxford, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Columbia have drawn attention to the situation of rights advocate and businessperson Osman Kavala, who has been behind bars for 10 months.
Academics had their photographs taken while they were holding placards which read, "10 months in detention! With no trial or even an indictment!!! Is this justice??? We stand with Osman Kavala."
Economist Dani Rodrik and Ottoman historian Cemal Kafadar from Harvard University
Political scientists Seyla Benhabip and Ayşen Candaş from Yale University
Economist Daron Acemoğlu from the MIT
Ezgi Başaran and thinker Kalypso Nicolaidis from Oxford University
Historian Elazar Balkan from Columbia University
Timothy Garton Ash from Stanford University
Political scientist Jean-François Bayart from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva