Lebanon’s recent parliamentary elections gave young people a chance to show their fervor for ousting a political class they see as corrupt.
The Lebanese University suspended classes after security forces assaulted teachers during a protest against unpaid salaries.
Described as “a great national asset” by one graduate professor, the Lebanese University faces collapse amid one of the worst financial crises anywhere.
Student violence that recently flared at three Palestinian universities may be linked to political movements beyond the campuses.
Sudan’s universities are resuming work for students’ sake, but academics continue to protest the army’s role in government. At least five students have died in protests.
Libyan professors have been promised raises before. Their syndicate tried a new approach this time that is expected to pay off.
Lebanon’s multiple crises have taken an invisible and immeasurable toll on education, researchers and professors say.
Following last month’s military coup, Sudanese academics are again at the forefront of protests demanding the return of civilian rule.
Street fighting in Beirut terrified schoolchildren and city residents, and put further strain on a school system already near collapse.