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Tunisian Dean Acquitted: More Conflict Likely

Fatma Shim | 06 May 2013

A Tunisian court has acquitted a university dean of assaulting a veiled female student. But the wider conflict about veils in Tunisian university classrooms will continue.

Academic Freedom Faculty Politics

Egyptian Court Supports Universities’ Independence

Mohamed Mahmoud | 05 Apr 2013

A federal court has struck down the right of the Egyptian education ministry to enforce twice-a-year evaluations on University of Alexandria professors. Opponents of the evaluations said the government should not be interfering in such university matters. Now professors at other Egyptian universities may seek similar rulings.

Academic Freedom Administration Human Rights Politics

‘The University Space Must Be Safe’

Fatma Shim | 12 Mar 2013

Higher-education leaders have rallied around the University of Manouba, which has been the subject of Salafist attacks.

Academic Freedom Refugees Students Study Abroad

Syrian Students: Stranded Outside, Trapped Inside

Janelle Dumalaon, Louise Osborne, Ruby Russel | 04 Mar 2013

Syrian students outside their country are cut off from financial support and pulled into political conflicts. Inside Syria, even students who win scholarships can’t get visas.

Academic Freedom Human Rights

Dwindling Academic Freedom in the Emirates

Sarah Lynch | 03 Mar 2013

The Emirates aspire to be a cultural and academic hub. But critics say that shrinking rights of expression contradict that goal.

Academic Freedom Faculty Liberal Arts Publishing

Why I Didn’t Go to Dubai

Khaled Fahmy | 25 Feb 2013

Khaled Fahmy argues that the lack of understanding of the nature and value of a liberal education poses the gravest danger to Arab education.




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