The report highlights Sudan and says the space to think freely is shrinking in many countries.
Students and young professionals throng city streets and vow to continue their demonstrations until demands for change are met with action. Here is what some of them have to say.
With universities closed in Lebanon, some professors are conducting “teach ins” and moderating discussions on the street. For one such effort, a professor of economics discusses his goals.
Lebanese protestors have united across sectarian divides and turned against what they view as the “ruling class.” Here are a diverse range of photos, videos, interviews, and other features to capture what is happening.
Recently released films give hard-hitting, inside looks into conflicts’ effects on life in Iraq, Gaza, and Aleppo.
Syrian refugee students face obstacles at every level of Lebanese education, and many are dropping out from education altogether.
Public universities have permission to reopen, but security concerns and academic issues are causing delays. Some private universities are holding classes.
Syrian artist Sara Shamma uses strong color and powerful brushstrokes to portray human traffickers, women who have survived being trafficked, and the emotions swirling inside them.
Professors and administrators scramble to catch up on exams and student registrations that were forcibly postponed by a ministerial decree after demonstrations earlier this year.
The ongoing conflict in northern Syria has closed more than half of the schools, said an international advocacy organization. Syrian teachers confirm that view and describe grim educational conditions.