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Network announcements, press releases and other updates from the SAR Secretariat

Call for Courage to Think Award Nominations
We are no longer seeking nominations for the 2018 Scholars at Risk Courage to Think Award, which was presented at the Scholars at Risk Network 2018 Global Congress in Berlin on April 25, 2018. The Courage to Think Award recognizes individuals, groups or

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Bail decision reversed for Bekele Gerba
Scholars at Risk welcomes reports that Professor Bekele Gerba has been granted release on bail after nearly two years of detention, and calls on Ethiopian authorities to drop any charges against him.

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Disaster medicine scholar sentenced to death in Iran
Scholars at Risk is gravely concerned by reports that Ahmadreza Djalali, a scholar of disaster medicine, has been sentenced to death in Iran. Dr. Djalali is a permanent resident of Sweden, affiliated with the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden and the

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