Press Releases

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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Representatives from universities across Finland convened in Vaasa on May 8, 2017 to launch the Finnish section of Scholars at Risk (SAR). SAR is an international network of more than 460 higher education institutions in 35 countries working to protect

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Venezuela: Students’ right to protest under attack
SAR has joined seven Venezuelan higher education and human rights partners in an open letter to state authorities, expressing grave concern over the use of force against student protesters, which recently resulted in the death of one student.

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