Monitoring Incidents

Reporting by SAR's Academic Freedom Monitoring Project of attacks on higher education communities around the world.

Scholar Detained at Israeli Border and Deported
On April 29, 2018, Katherine Franke, a professor of law, gender and sexuality from Columbia University Law School, was detained, interrogated, and ultimately deported after arriving in Israel, as part of a 20-person delegation of civil rights leaders.

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Pakistani Scholars Excluded from Academic Conference
On February 19, 2018, India’s Ministry of External Affairs issued a letter ordering visa restrictions on scholars of Pakistani origin seeking to attend an Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Conference scheduled for July 5-8, 2018, to be hosted by Ashoka

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