The literary festival links Palestine to global struggles for self-determination and control of resources.
The latest edition of an annual academic study shows an increase in the support for the freedom of expression online as long as people don’t criticize their governments.
An archival show at Tunisia’s Bardo National Museum chronicles the uprising that sparked the Arab Spring but failed to deliver on many of its promises.
The clubs build critical-thinking skills and give students the freedom to express opinions in a structured way.
Universities in Sudan have a heritage of political discussion that is increasingly in conflict with the government’s desire to suppress protest.
New platforms seek to democratize problem-solving by tapping the wisdom of the crowd.
Academics offer ideas for a political settlement in Syria, emphasising reconciliation and the role of community groups.
A young teacher from Mosul asked for, and received, unusual access to observe the agency’s operations and share concerns with its leaders.
Freedom of speech is diminishing globally and Arab countries are leading this trend. But their citizens disagree as to whether fading freedom is a problem.
A report by Scholars at Risk details more than 250 attacks on academic freedom in 35 countries over the past year.