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Israeli Restrictions That Hurt Palestinian Universities Draw International Rebukes

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 09 May 2022

International academic groups call on Israel to drop restrictions that would limit foreign scholars’ ability to study and work at universities in the West Bank.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Policy Social Sciences

Political Attacks on Women’s Studies at Kuwait University Increase Scholars’ Resolve

Amr EL-Tohamy | 07 May 2022

Two female academics who launched the university’s women’s and gender studies programme say they will continue their work despite political opposition.

Conflict Gender Human Rights Inequality

Researchers Confront Violence Against Women in Egypt and Morocco

Amr EL-Tohamy | 14 Apr 2022

A study of gender-based violence in Egypt and Morocco looks at how each country has tackled the problem and tries to identify the best policies from each.

Development Human Rights Students

Green Initiatives Thrive at Lebanon’s Holy Spirit University of Kaslik

Samar Kadi | 20 Jan 2022

Holy Spirit University of Kaslik takes environmental awareness seriously. It has been ranked as the most sustainable and green university in Lebanon for five years in a row.

Arts & Culture Conflict Human Rights Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Policy

Photo Exhibition Backs Palestinian Refugee Camp’s Quest for Unesco Status

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 17 Dec 2021

The photos support a group’s nomination of Dheisheh, a Palestinian refugee camp, as a World Heritage site. They also challenge Western ideas about Palestinian culture.

Academic Freedom Campus Security Conflict Faculty Human Rights Politics Students Terrorism

‘Free to Think 2021’ Documents a Year of Attacks on Education

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 10 Dec 2021

The latest “Free to Think” report from Scholars at Risk documents 332 attacks on scholars, students, and academic institutions around the world.

Conflict Health & Medicine Human Rights Refugees Research

Health Care in Gaza Suffers as Aid Cuts and Politics Take Toll

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 02 Dec 2021

Mona Jebril, a Cambridge scholar who lived in Gaza for 22 years, says aid cuts exacerbate political and economic threats to the territory’s health service.

Faculty Gender Human Rights Politics Students

Egypt Studies Code of Ethics to Combat Harassment of Women in Universities

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 23 Nov 2021

Following tougher laws to stamp out gender-based violence, the Ministry of Higher Education mulls a code to make women feel more secure on campuses.

Conflict Democracy Faculty Human Rights Protests Students

Sudanese Academics Join Protests of the Overthrow of Civilian Rule

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 05 Nov 2021

Following last month’s military coup, Sudanese academics are again at the forefront of protests demanding the return of civilian rule.

Academic Freedom Conflict Faculty Human Rights Politics Students

Palestinian Universities Are Urged to Help Prisoners to Complete Higher Education

Amr EL-Tohamy | 29 Sep 2021

Academics support the initiative launched from an Israeli prison by the Palestinian parliamentarian Khalida Jarrar.




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