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Grim Day for Turkish Science as Six Academics Get Long Prison Terms

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Science  09 Aug 2013:
Vol. 341, Issue 6146, pp. 603-604
DOI: 10.1126/science.341.6146.603

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The rift between Turkey's government and many of its scientists became a chasm this week when six academics were sentenced to between 10 and 23 years in prison for terrorism and related crimes. The verdicts are drawing condemnation from human rights organizations and academics worldwide.