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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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Canadian Academics’ Letter Smuggled Out of Egypt Prison

Sarah Lynch | 02 Oct 2013

A letter written by the two Canadian academics imprisoned in Egypt details the conditions they and other prisoners live in.

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Canadian Academics Held in Egypt Declare Hunger Strike

Daria Solovieva | 18 Sep 2013

Two Canadian professors arrested in Cairo have began a hunger strike to protest their detention without charges.

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Egypt Poised to Give Guards at Public Universities More Power

Mohamed Mahmoud, Sarah Lynch | 11 Sep 2013

The military-backed interim government wants to give guards on campuses the power to investigate allegations and turn evidence over to public prosecutors. Many fear the measure could cramp political and academic freedom.

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Universities Caught in Tunisia’s Political Crisis

Fatma Shim | 03 Sep 2013

With the academic year soon to begin, university leaders are urging nonviolence as the country tries to find a way forward.

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Two Canadian Academics Swept up in Egypt’s Security Crackdown

Daria Solovieva | 29 Aug 2013

A Canadian professor of emergency medicine and a filmmaker pursuing a doctorate asked Egyptian police for directions. Instead, they got arrested.

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Revival of Iraqi Violence Also Targets Academics

Cathy Otten | 08 Jul 2013

A car bombing killed a professor at the University of Baghdad’s medical school and renewed fears that more Iraqi scholars will come under attack.




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