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Academic Freedom

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.

Academic Freedom Human Rights Politics Religion

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.

Academic Freedom Development Faculty Politics Students

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 Conflict Human Rights Inequality Politics Religion

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.

Academic Freedom Politics Protests Research

Arab Protests Move Back to the Streets From Social Media

Habib Battah | 17 Apr 2017

The American University of Beirut’s City Debates conference reflects a growing conflict between city gentrification and citizens’ needs.

Academic Freedom Faculty Students Teaching

Egyptian Universities Abuse Disciplinary Codes to Squeeze Student Freedoms

Mahmoud Shalabi | 14 Apr 2017

Egyptian universities are meting out punishments that far outweigh student infractions in an apparent attempt to keep a tight lid on student activism, the author says.

Academic Freedom Democracy Faculty Human Rights Internationalization Internet

UAE Jails Economist: The Silence is Deafening

Ursula Lindsey | 05 Apr 2017

A court has sentenced economist and human rights advocate, Nasser Bin Ghaith, to ten years in jail over his Tweets. The “bubble universities” are quiet.




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