On July 29, 2019, Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali, a scholar of disaster medicine sentenced to death in Iran, was unexpectedly transferred to an undisclosed location, where he was reportedly held in solitary confinement. Dr. Djalali’s wife reports that authorities attempted to
August 12, 2019 – According to recent public reports, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and other government officials have advised some U.S. universities to develop protocols for monitoring students and scholars from Chinese state-affiliated research institutions. This move seemingly
Scholars at Risk is pleased to share their August 2019 Newsletter. Click here to read this document.
July 30, 2019 | New York, NY – Scholars at Risk (SAR), in partnership with the Human Rights Centre of Ghent University, has filed a submission with the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UPR), highlighting pressures and attacks on higher
Scholars at Risk is pleased to share their July 2019 Newsletter. Click here to read this document.
Scholars at Risk and 39 other human rights organizations have sent the below letter to 48 ministries of foreign affairs, urging them to adopt a resolution in the UN’s Human Rights Council to report on human rights violations in Saudi
Proposed legislation submitted to Hungarian Parliament for consideration on June 4, 2019 threatens the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA) and the academic freedom of thousands of scientists and researchers in Hungary. Scholars at Risk (SAR) has issued the below letter
Scholars at Risk is pleased to share their June 2019 Newsletter. Click here to read this document.
May 14, 2019 – Leaders from universities across Slovakia will convene on May 23, 2019 at Art Books Coffee in Bratislava to launch the Slovakia section of Scholars at Risk (SAR). The launch is organized by the Bratislava Policy Institute, which will act
Scholars at Risk is pleased to share their May 2019 Newsletter. Click here to read this document.
April 16, 2019 | New York, NY — Scholars at Risk (SAR), in cooperation with the Human Rights Law Centre at the University of Nottingham, has filed a submission with the United Nations’ Universal Periodic Review, highlighting attacks and pressures
Ahmadreza Djalali, a Swedish-Iranian citizen is imprisoned in Iran and is in need of urgent medical care. Join Scholars At Risk and the Center for Human Rights in Iran in calling for his release on medical parole by signing this
April 10, 2019 | New York, NY — Scholars at Risk (SAR) and the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression in Egypt (AFTE) have filed a joint submission with the United Nations’ Universal Periodic Review (UPR), highlighting attacks and
In Spring 2019, Scholars at Risk held its third annual Student Advocacy Days at New York University’s Washington, D.C. campus, bringing together over 40 students and faculty from Carleton University (Canada), Illinois Wesleyan University, Mansfield University, Roger Williams University, Sarah
Scholars at Risk joins over 50 other human rights organizations in calling for the immediate release of Saudi women’s rights activists including scholar Hatoon Al-Fassi. Hatoon Al-Fassi is an Associate Professor of women’s history at King Saud University who has