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Academic Freedom

Academic Freedom

Of Architecture Projects and Academic Freedom

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 12 Sep 2016

In the latest blow to Egypt’s academic freedom, a private university destroyed some architecture students’ projects and fired a professor.

Academic Freedom

Turkish Academics Pay Harsh Penalties for the Failed Coup

Ursula Lindsey | 23 Jul 2016

Academics at Turkish universities, once among the most international in the region, face a travel ban and forced resignations.

Academic Freedom Human Rights

A Conversation With a Scholar Who Has Been Sentenced to Death

Burton Bollag | 19 Jun 2016

Emad Shahin, a political scientist in exile from the American University of Cairo, talks about the lack of academic freedom in his home country of Egypt.

Academic Freedom Faculty Students

Courage to Think Defender Award Given to Egyptian Scholars and Students

Burton Bollag | 14 Jun 2016

The Scholars at Risk network has given its highest award to those professors and students in Egypt who have suffered under the military government’s crackdown on freedom of speech.

Academic Freedom Research

Foreign Researchers in Egypt Are Being Harassed

Mohamed Abdel Salam | 15 Apr 2016

An Egyptian independent organization says the banning of foreign researchers from entering the country is largely based on their anti-government stances.

Academic Freedom Conflict Politics

The Price of Egypt’s Anti-Cosmopolitanism

Ursula Lindsey | 23 Feb 2016

The death of an Italian graduate student also speaks to Egypt’s attitude toward research, knowledge, and the international connections of its scholars.

Academic Freedom Administration Faculty

Tunisian Academics Still Under Threat After the Jasmine Revolution

Khaoula Sliti | 14 Feb 2016

Religious conservatives are using accusations of atheism and other tactics to try to silence Tunisian academics.

Academic Freedom Internet Protests

Instagram and Broadband Use Are Reshaping Arab Social Media

Benjamin Plackett | 14 Feb 2016

Photo and video social-media channels are on the rise in the Arab region, but users are still worried about their freedom.

Academic Freedom Conflict Faculty Research

The Murder of My Friend Giulio Regeni Was an Attack on Academic Freedom

Neil Pyper | 08 Feb 2016

The tragic disappearance and murder of Cambridge Ph.D. student in Cairo has come as a profound shock for the international academic community.

Academic Freedom Faculty

Group Challenges Forced “Donations” by Cairo U. Professors

Ahmed ElShamy | 26 Jan 2016

An independent group is fighting in court a Cairo University practice of asking professors for donations before they can travel. The group says the donations are forced. The university says they are optional.




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