2017

Student Advocacy Seminar Handbook
SAR’s Student Advocacy Seminars are an exciting experiential-learning program designed to give students the opportunity to develop human rights research and advocacy skills through direct engagement on behalf of threatened members of the global higher education community. Learn more about

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Summary Report on Activities 2016-2017
The Summary Report on Activities is the first installment outlining SAR’s annual activities for the fiscal year spanning September 1, 2016 – August 31, 2017. It covers the growth of our global network and our core work in protection, advocacy, and research & learning (values-promotion). A financial summary

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Free to Think 2017
Free to Think 2017 is the third installment in SAR’s reporting of attacks on higher education communities, analyzing 257 reported attacks on higher education communities in 35 countries, from September 1, 2016, to August 31, 2017. “Over the past year, we

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Suggested Student Advocacy Seminar Materials
The below list of potential course materials for Student Advocacy Seminars is drawn from past seminars. SAR welcomes additional recommendations at scholarsatrisk@nyu.edu. Academic Freedom Barton, Ashley and Adam Braver, eds. Jewher Ilham: A Uyghur’s Fight to Free Her Father. New

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Advocacy Guide: Creating a Successful Action Alert
Action alerts are a critical tool for public advocacy on behalf of threatened scholars. Use this guide to craft an effective appeal that motivates supporters and stakeholders to act. What is an action alert? An action alert is a written

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Persecuted Scholars At Risk [Podcast]
On January 30, 2017, NPR’s 1a spoke with academics at risk and the American universities that host them to learn more about new and ongoing threats to academic freedom worldwide, including what the Trump administration’s immigration policy mean for these scholar.

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