SAR is pleased to share the report of 2018 Global Congress, held April 23-26 in Berlin in partnership with the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and Freie Universität Berlin. The 2018 Global Congress brought together over 500 participants from more than 60
Last October 2017, Scholars at Risk (SAR) partnered with NYU Skirball Center to share the stories of Naila Al-Atrash, Radwan Ziadeh, and Sana Mustafa, three generations of Syrians who spoke out against the Assad regime and were ultimately forced to
The Summary Report on Activities is the first installment outlining SAR’s annual activities for the fiscal year spanning September 1, 2016 – August 31, 2017. It covers the growth of our global network and our core work in protection, advocacy, and research & learning (values-promotion). A financial summary
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
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
In 2014, the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) developed and sought wide recognition of a statement of Principles of State Responsibility to Protect Higher Education from Attack. The primary purpose of the Principles is not to create
“Education Under Attack 2014” identifies 70 countries where attacks occurred between 2009 and 2013, including 30 where there was a pattern of deliberate attacks.
A research study of the Higher Education Working Group of the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack
This article argues that existing human rights law would sustain claims for violations of academic freedom as independently and interdependently derived from the rights to freedom of opinion and expression and the right to education. This article argues that including
GCPEA study that identifies cases of military use in 26 countries spread across four continents between 2005 and 2015.
The culmination of four years of monitoring and analysis by SAR staff and researchers around the world, the report analyzes 333 attacks on higher education communities in 65 countries from January 2011 to May 2015, demonstrating the pressing need to
Summary of highlights and key suggestions from SAR's 2014 Global Congress in Amsterdam
Based on the real lives of scholars assisted by Scholars at Risk Network members and partners, these are the stories of people who have had the courage to keep thinking, questioning, writing, teaching, publishing and sharing ideas, despite grave
An international dialogue on safeguarding higher education in Tunisia and beyond