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Scholars at Risk (SAR) announced today that Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali is the recipient of its Courage to Think Award for 2021. Dr. Djalali, a prominent scholar of disaster medicine sentenced to death in Iran, is being recognized for his struggle
Scholars at Risk is pleased to share the October 2021 Newsletter. Click here to read this document.
Today marks Dr. Abdul Jalil Al-Singace’s 100th day on a hunger strike in Jau Prison, Bahrain. For the past ten years, Dr. Al-Singace has been serving a life sentence for his nonviolent participation in a pro-democracy protest in 2011. Dr.
October 13th, 2021 – The International Science Council (ISC) has announced Scholars at Risk (SAR) as the recipient of their Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award, in recognition of “outstanding contribution to defending and promoting the free and responsible practice of
Scholars at Risk sent to Egyptian authorities the below letter raising concern over the recent indictment against Patrick George Zaki, a postgraduate student of gender studies at the University of Bologna, Italy. Mr. Zaki is awaiting trial before the Mansoura
SAR Executive Director Robert Quinn spoke with ABC Radio National about the developing situation in Afghanistan and how the recent takeover by the Taliban has impacted higher education in the country. Listen to the episode here.
New Orleans, LA — Scholars at Risk (SAR) named Dr. Anne McCall, Xavier University of Louisiana provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs, chair of the SAR United States Section. Scholars at Risk (SAR) is an international network of
Scholars at Risk is pleased to share their September 2021 Newsletter. Click here to read this document.
Scholars at Risk’s Afghanistan Bulletin 2 outlines the organization’s continued efforts and initiatives to assist the country’s at-risk scholars, students, and civil society leaders. Click here to read this document.
A piece by SAR Executive Director Robert Quinn and Allida Black for Newsweek covering universities efforts to assist at-risk scholars in Afghanistan. As fascism swept 1930s Europe, some universities paid little attention. Others rejected domestic panic, set aside prejudices, ignored
A piece by Edward Fitzpatrick for The Boston Globe covering Scholars at Risk’s efforts to assist at-risk scholars in Afghanistan. PROVIDENCE — Scholars in Afghanistan, especially women, are facing threats from the Taliban and many are trying to flee the
We, the undersigned organisations, write to urge UN Member States to ensure the adoption of a robust resolution to establish a Fact-Finding Mission or similar independent investigative mechanism on Afghanistan as a matter of priority at the upcoming 48th regular
Scholars at Risk’s Afghanistan Bulletin outlines the organization’s efforts and initiatives to assist the country’s at-risk scholars, students, and civil society leaders. Click here to read this document.
Scholars at Risk is pleased to share their August 2021 Newsletter. Click here to read this document.