Protests in Iraq expressing widespread discontent with high unemployment, low living standards and corruption have met with live ammunition.
Public universities have permission to reopen, but security concerns and academic issues are causing delays. Some private universities are holding classes.
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.
Five months of massive, peaceful pressure for political change have taken even seasoned observers by surprise.
The women and young people who organized seven months of protests that resulted in last week’s power-sharing agreement wonder if their voices will continue to be heard.
Students from outside Sudan who are studying there are concerned about their educational future amid widespread protests and shuttered universities.
Professors at Lebanese University have been on strike for almost two months, saying it is their only possible political weapon to wring much-needed resources from the government.
The musical theater production, “We Live in Cairo,” narrates the events that led to the Tahrir Square protests and the overthrowing of a regime and then, the unraveling of a dream.
Students of medicine, pharmacy and dentistry are boycotting classes and exams, even as the government threatens to crack down.
Protests in support of a movement demanding government change have halted classes and exams at many universities.