Military occupies Myanmar campuses

Posted March 27, 2021

A piece by Joyce Lau for Times Higher Education covering SAR’s letter on Myanmar to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Scores of campuses in Myanmar have been occupied by troops, leaving classrooms empty of lecturers and students. The military, which took over the country in a coup in February, continues to draw international condemnation as academics and students face arrest and violence.

Scholars at Risk (SAR), based at New York University, has appealed to the United Nations Human Rights Council to secure the release of detainees and protect fundamental rights such as academic freedom.

Read more here.

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