‘Criminalisation’ of Belarus students, academics condemned

Posted May 28, 2021

A piece by Brendan O’Malley for University World News covering the joint statement by SAR, EUA, and ESU calling on Belarusian authorities to protect academic freedom.

The European University Association (EUA), the European Students’ Union (ESU) and Scholars at Risk (SAR) have issued a joint statement condemning the “criminalisation” of students and academics in Belarus.

On 28 May they called on the Belarusian authorities to protect and promote academic freedom and related fundamental rights and urged European governments to support at-risk scholars and students from Belarus.

Read more here.

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