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Region:
Global

Reported attacks on

higher education

Killings, Violence, Disappearances213
Imprisonment200
Prosecution138
Loss of Position93
Travel Restrictions44
Other104
Total792
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Lastest incidents

Date:
August 25, 2017
Type:
Loss of Position / Travel Restrictions / Other
Status:
Verified
Region/Sub-region:
Country or Territory:
Institution:
Various Institutions

On August 25, 2017, Turkish authorities issued an emergency decree which ordered the dismissal of 120 academic personnel and 52 administrative personnel and staff from 28 universities, based on allegations that they were involved in a violent coup attempt on July 15, 2016. 

Date:
August 20, 2017
Type:
Loss of Position
Status:
Verified
Region/Sub-region:
Country or Territory:
Institution:
Zagazig University

On August 20, 2017, Zagazig University reportedly suspended Maher al-Maghraby, a professor of neuropsychiatry, pending an investigation into allegedly blasphemous Facebook posts.