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‘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 Development Health & Medicine Research Terrorism

Basra Is Declared Free of Radioactive Contamination After 3 Years’ Work

Amr EL-Tohamy | 13 Nov 2021

Iraqi scientists who have been cleaning up contamination from weapons used in the Gulf Wars have concluded a three-year effort in Basra Governorate.

Architecture Development Faculty Literature & Translation Publishing Students Terrorism

University of Mosul Rebuilds a Campus Razed by War

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 19 Oct 2021

Iraq’s second-largest university is shaking off the vestiges of war. Its publishing house will reopen soon, and other major projects are nearing completion.

Conflict Faculty Finances Human Rights Terrorism

Unpaid Professors in Northern Yemen Threaten Strike, Putting Academic Year at Risk

Amr EL-Tohamy | 01 Sep 2021

After five years of unpaid work, university professors in Yemen’s rebel-held north threaten to go on strike.

Conflict Human Rights Schools Students Terrorism

In Palestine, a Young Man’s Education and Life Are Cut Short by Israeli Bullets

Asma' Jawabreh | 07 Jun 2021

The death of her 17-year-old cousin heightens a journalist’s fears for her daughter’s future in Palestine under Israeli occupation.

Administration Democracy Faculty Policy Students Teaching Terrorism

Iraq’s Former Higher Education Minister Strives to Improve Universities

Amr EL-Tohamy | 03 May 2021

Abdul Razzaq Al-Issa led Iraq’s higher education ministry during a period when the Islamic State controlled much of the country.

Arts & Culture Libraries Literature & Translation Students Terrorism

Bringing Books Back to Mosul University Library

Olivia Cuthbert | 30 Apr 2021

Ideas Beyond Borders is donating more than 2,500 books to the library, which was among the finest in the Middle East before it was destroyed by ISIS and coalition bombing.

Conflict Coronavirus Refugees Scholarships Students Study Abroad Terrorism

Scholars Fleeing War-Torn Middle East Find Safety in U.K. Universities

Olivia Cuthbert | 17 Mar 2021

The British-based charity Cara originally helped academics flee Nazi Germany. Now it helps scholars escape war zones like Syria and Yemen.

Arts & Culture Democracy Human Rights Politics Terrorism

Making Prisons Visible: The Work of the MENA Prison Forum

M. Lynx Qualey | 05 Feb 2021

The MENA Prison Forum, launched in 2018, researches and documents prisons and prisoners’ experiences across the region. Its resources include art, literature, film and testimonies.

Faculty Human Rights Politics Students Terrorism

President Biden Rekindles the Hopes of Arab Youth Seeking U.S. Student Visas

Burton Bollag | 04 Feb 2021

President Joseph Biden’s executive action ending Donald Trump’s travel ban for people from seven Muslim countries has more Arab students hoping to enroll in U.S. institutions.




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