Recent headlines involving researchers accused of spying in the Middle East highlight the risk of asking questions in a police state.
A committee of the country’s ministry of information has the power to ban books, in an affront to the country’s democratic principles.
Hard borders between countries, an author argues, are not the norm in history, and create more problems than they solve.
A new anthology looks at the stigma that attaches to women who challenge the status quo.
The political frenzy over accusations of rape against a prominent Islamic scholar obscures the need for more women to feel free to speak out against abuse.
The detainees include scholars, preachers and public intellectuals from across the ideological spectrum.
A symposium at the British museum explored how Arab artists are coping as the room they have for expressing themselves dwindles.
Since the country’s independence, the position of women has been a point of both pride and controversy.
A prominent group of human rights lawyers reports on severe restrictions on academic freedom in the first quarter of 2017.
In the wake of Coptic church bombings, educators are reflecting on what role universities, including Al-Azhar, the beacon of Sunni Islam, might have in teaching tolerance—or intolerance.