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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.

Academic Freedom Faculty Politics

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.

Academic Freedom Administration Campus Security Faculty Politics Students

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.

Academic Freedom Faculty Politics Protests

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.

Academic Freedom Faculty Politics

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.

Academic Freedom Conflict Faculty Minorities

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.

Academic Freedom Extremism Politics Religion

Don’t Tell Immigration You are Studying Islam

| 27 Jun 2013

A scholar studying Muslim-Christian relations had an unsettling experience as he returned home from his studies.

Academic Freedom Conflict Refugees Students

Syria’s Lost Generation

| 25 Jun 2013

University students interviewed in the largest Syrian refugee camp in Jordan reveal the nonviolent roots of the uprising.

Academic Freedom Conflict Faculty Politics

Tunisian Dean Acquitted: More Conflict Likely

Fatma Shim | 06 May 2013

A Tunisian court has acquitted a university dean of assaulting a veiled female student. But the wider conflict about veils in Tunisian university classrooms will continue.

Academic Freedom Faculty Politics

Egyptian Court Supports Universities’ Independence

Mohamed Mahmoud | 05 Apr 2013

A federal court has struck down the right of the Egyptian education ministry to enforce twice-a-year evaluations on University of Alexandria professors. Opponents of the evaluations said the government should not be interfering in such university matters. Now professors at other Egyptian universities may seek similar rulings.




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