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March 26, 2020
Researchers have published a new index of the state of academic freedom worldwide and across time in a bid to better defend a value that remains under attack in many places.Read More
December 7, 2019
Chinese-born Princeton student Xiyue Wang, sentenced to 10 years in prison in 2016, exchanged for Iranian scientist Masoud Soleimani who was arrested in the USARead More
Launch of project "InSPIREurope: Initiative to Support, Promote and Integrate Researchers at Risk in Europe"
November 29, 2019
Ten European partner organisations have launched an ambitious new initiative to support researchers at risk. The SAR Swiss Section supports the initiative as an Associate Partner. The initiative is funded under the European Commission’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions and coordinated by Scholars at Risk Europe at Maynooth University, Ireland. InSPIREurope forges a coordinated, cross-sectoral, Europe-wide alliance for researchers at risk.Read More
November 19, 2019
Free to Think 2019 is the fifth installment of an annual report by SAR’s Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, analysing 324 attacks on higher education communities in 56 countries between September 2018 and August 2019.Read More
October 25, 2019
The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, commonly known as the Sakharov Prize, honours individuals and groups of people who have dedicated their lives to the defense of human rights and freedom of thought. The Prize is awarded by the European Parliament, this year to Ilham Tohti from China.Read More
May 15, 2017
During the SAR Switzerland 3rd Assembly, the section's terms of reference were unanimously approved.Read More