17 December 2013

Scholars at Risk (SAR) Academic Freedom Media Review, December 7-13, 2013

Scholars at Risk monitors reports of threats to academic freedom and higher education communities worldwide, including media articles, blogs, opinion pieces and other announcements.  Unless otherwise indicated (such as in articles written by SAR), the language and views contained in the search results reflect those of the originating author and/or publication and do not necessarily represent the views of Scholars at Risk or its members, affiliates, board or staff. Archived media reviews are available at http://scholarsatrisk.nyu.edu/Events-News/Academic-Freedom-News.php

Protecting higher education from attack – Report
Peta Lee, University World News, 12/13

U.S. Colleges Finding Ideals Tested Abroad
Tamar Lewin, The New York Times, 12/11

Ukraine Crackdown Turns Sinister
Inter Press Service, 12/10

Law Professor Fired for “Spreading Political Views”
Sophie Beach, China Digital Times, 12/10

Students 'persecuted for protest', says MP
Hannah Richardson, BBC, 12/9

Egypt govt. takes over Brotherhood-owned schools
Aswat Masriya, 12/9

Egypt puts Brotherhood leader on trial, students protest
Tom Perry And Shadia Nasralla, Reuters, 12/9

A Scholar Is Back Home and Defiant in Hungary
Paul Hockenos, The New York Times, 12/8

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