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Tariq Ramadan and the ‘Muslim Exception’

Ursula Lindsey | 29 Nov 2017

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.

Academic Freedom Internationalization Religion

NYU Department Cuts Ties With Abu Dhabi Campus

Eric J. Lyman | 12 Nov 2017

The department is protesting the Emirates’ denial of visas for two professors and calling on NYU’s president to lobby the U.A.E.’s government to change its visa policies.

Academic Freedom Curriculum Education Reform

New Cairo University Leader Advocates for Progressive Islam

Jacob Wirtschafter, Mina Nader | 24 Oct 2017

As a philosopher, Mohamed Osman El-Khosht was devoted to Islam’s dialogue with science and other religions. Now he brings an emphasis on critical thinking to Egypt’s largest university.

Academic Freedom Critical Thinking Faculty Minorities

A Kuwaiti Academic Fights for Embracing Diversity

Aisha Elgayar | 27 Sep 2017

Ibtihal Al-Khatib adopts critical thinking as a lifestyle and a teaching method to her students at Kuwait University.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Democracy Internet

Academic Freedom Report Highlights Repression in Turkey

Edward Fox | 26 Sep 2017

A report by Scholars at Risk details more than 250 attacks on academic freedom in 35 countries over the past year.

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With Mass Arrests, Saudi Arabia Silences Independent Voices

Ursula Lindsey | 25 Sep 2017

The detainees include scholars, preachers and public intellectuals from across the ideological spectrum.

Academic Freedom Arts & Culture

Can Arab Artists Survive?

David Wheeler | 18 Jul 2017

A symposium at the British museum explored how Arab artists are coping as the room they have for expressing themselves dwindles.

Academic Freedom Gender Politics Religion

Some Gains, Many Sacrifices: Women’s Rights in Tunisia

Ursula Lindsey | 10 Jul 2017

Since the country’s independence, the position of women has been a point of both pride and controversy.

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In Egypt, Harsh Measures Against Academic Freedom Persist

Mohamed Abdel Salam | 23 May 2017

A prominent group of human rights lawyers reports on severe restrictions on academic freedom in the first quarter of 2017.

Academic Freedom Human Rights Inequality Politics Religion Violence

With the Pope in Egypt, Debate on Al-Azhar’s Role

Ursula Lindsey | 25 Apr 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.




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