Scholars at Risk is pleased to share their May 2020 Newsletter. Click here to read this document.
SAR’s Executive Director, Rob Quinn, speaks with Valerie Peay, the Director of the International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR), about Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali, a scholar of disaster medicine imprisoned in Iran’s Evin Prison. Today marks four years since Dr. Djalali
In an effort to support the collective shift to online learning, Scholars at Risk presents the Virtual Speaker Series as an opportunity for institutions to bring to campus one or more SAR scholars, using videoconferencing technology. The Scholars at Risk
We share our best wishes for your health and well-being in these challenging times, together with our hopes for a speedy and safe resolution of the crisis and our thanks to the many experts, inside and outside of higher education,
Scholars at Risk is pleased to share their April 2020 Newsletter. Click here to read this document.
Scholars at Risk is pleased to share their March 2020 Newsletter. Click here to read this document.
The SAR Sweden section issued the below letter to Iranian and Swedish authorities, among other governments, to call for the immediate release of Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali. Dr. Djalali, a Swedish-Iranian citizen, received his PhD from Karolinska Institute in Sweden and
Iranian authorities have reportedly released roughly 85,000 individuals from prisons, in an effort to contain the outbreak of a novel coronavirus disease known as COVID-19. Authorities have not, however, released Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali who has long been in need of
Twelve university rectors of the SAR Italy section issued the below letter to call for the release of Patrick George Zaki, a graduate student at the University of Bologna who has been wrongfully detained in Egypt since February 7, 2020.
Scholars at Risk is pleased to share their February 2020 Newsletter. Click here to read this document.
Fariba Adelkhah and Roland Marchal are researchers at the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po) who have been wrongfully detained in Iran since June 2019. On February 11, 2020, Scholars at Risk joins 18 academic associations and human rights
Scholars at Risk is pleased to share their January 2020 Newsletter. Click here to read this document.
Scholars at Risk is gravely concerned by today’s conviction and sentencing to death of Junaid Hafeez, a former Bahauddin Zakaria University lecturer and a scholar of comparative literature. Mr. Hafeez was detained in 2013 after a group of students accused
Scholars at Risk (SAR) is greatly concerned by the recent US Executive Order titled “Combating Anti-Semitism”, which appears to be a dangerous intrusion of executive authority into the substance of research, teaching, and discourse on US higher education campuses, and
Scholars at Risk is pleased to share their December 2019 Newsletter. Click here to read this document.