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.
Scholars at Risk is seeking nominations for the 2020 Courage to Think Award, which will be presented during the Courage to Think Award Dinner at the SAR Network 2020 Global Congress in Baltimore on March 27, 2020. The Courage to
Scholars at Risk (SAR) is gravely concerned about a violent crackdown on pro-democracy protesters on Hong Kong’s university campuses, and calls on government and university authorities to take immediate steps to de-escalate violence and to ensure the safety and well-being
New York, NY — Scholars at Risk announces the release of Free to Think 2019, a report analyzing 324 attacks on higher education communities in 56 countries between September 1, 2018 and August 31, 2019. “Attacks on higher education communities
Professor Junaid Hafeez is a former lecturer and MPhil candidate in the English literature department at Bahauddin Zakariya University in Multan who has been held in pre-trial detention for over six years in Pakistan. SAR has issued the below letter
Scholars at Risk is pleased to share their November 2019 Newsletter. Click here to read this document.