June 2017

Claim: US-based Turkish academic summoned by Turkish consulate for signing peace petition

2017-06-30 09:48 BST
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Fatma Muge Gocek

A Turkish academic working at the University of Michigan, Fatma Muge Gocek, claimed on her Facebook account on 25 June 2017 that she was summoned to the Turkish consulate in Chicago to pick up "criminal investigation paperwork." She wrote that her alleged crime was "signing a peace petition that condemned the Turkish state's use of viole