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Academic Freedom

Emad Shahin: Letter from an Accused Academic

| 23 Jan 2014

A prominent scholar at the American University of Cairo responds to charges of “grand espionage”.

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New Home for Many Egyptian Academics: Jail

Sarah Lynch | 22 Jan 2014

With more Egyptian professors and students behind bars, some of them have begun a hunger strike.

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Egyptian Court Bans “Unapproved” Campus Protests

Mohamed Mahmoud, Sarah Lynch | 09 Jan 2014

The Cairo Court for Urgent Matters wants to stop campus protests that do not have official permission.

Academic Freedom

Calls for Arab Academic Freedom Echo Across the Atlantic

Tina Kelley | 21 Nov 2013

A U.S. meeting follows up on a Tunisian one, pointing out that academic freedom is vital not only for universities, but for countries as a whole.

Academic Freedom Human Rights

Egyptian Academics Arrested in the Crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood

Muhammad Mansour | 11 Nov 2013

At least 70 professors have been arrested in the Egyptian government’s anti-Muslim Brotherhood crackdown. Opinions are mixed as to the legitimacy of the arrests.

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Looking Behind the Egyptian Student Protests

Mohamed Mahmoud, Sarah Lynch | 30 Oct 2013

Street protests against the military-backed government have subsided, leaving campus protests as a focal point of political friction.

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Yemen’s Largest University Is Shut Down

Faisal Darem | 14 Oct 2013

Sana’a University has been riddled by student protests, threats of violence, and students’ complaints that they can’t afford the university fees. Administrators say they are trying to bring stability to the chaos.

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Some Academics Want to ‘Get Off the Sidelines’ to Help Syrians

Tina Kelley | 08 Oct 2013

In a panel discussion at the New School, academics discussed the international community’s efforts to protect the world’s latest “war orphans,” Syrian students and professors.

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Al Quds University Under Fire

Rasha Faek, Sarah Lynch | 06 Oct 2013

A recent conflict at Al Quds University is part of a pattern of discrimination that prevents many Palestinians from pursuing their education, say Palestinian academics.

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Two Canadian Academics Freed From Egyptian Prison

Sarah Lynch | 06 Oct 2013

Two Canadian academics who were detained for seven weeks have been released from an Egyptian prison but are still trapped in the country.




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