Free Sait Tuzel

Sait Tuzel, a media literacy researcher in Turkey, was jailed for 8 months after being unfairly accused of terrorism by the Turkish government. Along with more than 30,000 academics, journalists and judges, Sait has been fired from his job as a tenured Associate Professor of Education in language arts education with a speciality in media literacy. His wife has also been fired from her university post. Neither of them can work at a university or leave the country as their passports have been revoked.  This young family of four (with two young children) will be re-building their life after this terrible tragedy. 

Sait is a member of my academic research team at the Media Education Lab and spent two years in Kingston, Rhode Island when he was a Visiting Scholar here at the University of Rhode Island. Renee Hobbs will receive the funds and will send them to Sait directly via Western Union so that he can re-build his life in Turkey. Your funds will support Sait and his young family at this difficult time.

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  • Steph West-Puckett 
    • $25 
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  • Brien Jennings 
    • $50 
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  • Ed Crane 
    • $50 
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Organizer

Renee Hobbs 
Organizer
Newport, RI
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