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Freedom of Expression in Lebanon Faces New Threats

Burton Bollag | 03 Feb 2020

Authorities are stepping up their use of vague defamation laws to effectively silence critics of corruption in government, civil liberties advocates say.

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Iraqi Government Pressures Protesting Students to Return to the Classroom

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 24 Jan 2020

Iraqi students are largely determined to remain on strike despite a new academic calendar issued by the higher-education ministry.

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Inside Iraq’s Protests: Students Are Defiant in Their Demands

Olivia Cuthbert | 27 Nov 2019

Students are frustrated with economic and political conditions in their country. Now they see a chance for change and are determined to make their voices heard.

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A New Academic Freedom Report Describes Worldwide Attacks on Higher Education

Edward Fox, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 19 Nov 2019

The report highlights Sudan and says the space to think freely is shrinking in many countries.

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As Lebanon’s Protests Continue, Students Balk at Returning to Classrooms

Jana Dhaybi | 18 Nov 2019

Across the country, thousands of school and university students are joining street demonstrations and refusing to resume their studies until they feel political progress has been made.

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A Professors’ Strike in Libya Reveals a Troubled University System

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Nov 2019

Public university professors, long underpaid or not paid at all, are demanding better wages. Their action has disrupted the new academic year in a country plagued by conflict for nearly a decade.

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‘These Are Not Demands, These Are Rights’: Voices of Youthful Protesters in Iraq

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Rasha Faek | 05 Nov 2019

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.

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Lebanon’s Universities Have Emptied Out Into the Streets

Jana Dhaybi | 29 Oct 2019

Administrators, professors and students at Lebanon’s universities are largely supporting the country’s widespread protests.

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A Roundup of Scholarly Commentary on Lebanon’s Protests

Edward Fox | 28 Oct 2019

As the protests in Lebanon enter their fifth week, Al-Fanar Media has summarized what leading scholars have to say about them.

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In Lebanon, Sect Vs. Sect Turns Into People Vs. Politicians

David Wheeler, Nasser Zawk | 25 Oct 2019

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.




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