On January 2, 2019, a student at Çankaya University reportedly killed research assistant Ceren Damar Şenel. The student reportedly confessed to killing Damar Şenel after she had reported him to university officials for cheating on an exam.
On May 14, 2019, SAR reported on the prosecution of four professors for serving on an electoral commission set up by the Parliament of Catalonia in September 2017. Upon further review, the conduct alleged in the prosecution relates chiefly to
On June 19, 2014, SAR issued a report based on credible news reports that Professor Ilham Tohti had been detained incommunicado and tried and sentenced in secret, in connection with charges of separatism or inciting separatism. Following initial publication
In 2014, Scholars at Risk erroneously reported the December 2013 killing of Professor Bashar Awad Marouf, a prominent historian and Islamic scholar, by unknown gunmen in Mosul City, Iraq. The report was based on source information that SAR has since