Free to Think

Free to Think, a product of SAR's Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, is SAR's annual report on attacks on higher education communities around the world.

Free to Think 2020
Free to Think 2020 is the sixth installment of an annual report by SAR’s Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, analyzing attacks on higher education communities around the world between September 1, 2019 and August 31, 2020. Check back November 19th, 2020

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Free to Think 2019
Free to Think 2019 is the fifth installment of an annual report by SAR’s Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, analyzing 324 attacks on higher education communities in 56 countries between September 1, 2018 and August 31, 2019. “Attacks on higher education

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Free to Think 2018
Free to Think 2018 is the fourth installment of an annual report by Scholars at Risk’s Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, analyzing 294 reported attacks on higher education communities in 47 countries, from September 1, 2017, to August 31, 2018.  Download

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Free to Think 2017
Free to Think 2017 is the third installment in SAR’s reporting of attacks on higher education communities, analyzing 257 reported attacks on higher education communities in 35 countries, from September 1, 2016, to August 31, 2017. “Over the past year, we

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Free to Think 2016
Free to Think 2016 is the second installment in SAR’s reporting of attacks on higher education communities, analyzing more than 150 reported attacks on higher education communities in 35 countries, from May 1, 2015 to September 1, 2016. “In the

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