Mohamed Abdel Salam
A prominent group of human rights lawyers reports on severe restrictions on academic freedom in the first quarter of 2017.
A writer calls for a unified approach to support academic freedom in Egypt.
An Egyptian independent organization says the banning of foreign researchers from entering the country is largely based on their anti-government stances.
Academic freedom is different from university independence, and more than just a basic human right. The distinctions are important, argues the author.
Tunisian student unions need to fight for on-campus freedoms of their members and avoid national politics, the author argues.