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Region:
Global

Reported attacks on

higher education

Killings, Violence, Disappearances171
Imprisonment127
Prosecution97
Loss of Position64
Travel Restrictions27
Other88
Total574
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Lastest incidents

Date:
January 16, 2017
Type:
Killings, Violence, Disappearances
Status:
Verified
Region/Sub-region:
Country or Territory:
Institution:
University of Maiduguri

On January 16, 2017, two suicide attacks occurred on the campus of the University of Maiduguri in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least four people, and injuring another fifteen.

Date:
January 6, 2017
Type:
Loss of Position / Travel Restrictions / Other
Status:
Verified
Region/Sub-region:
Country or Territory:
Institution:
Various Institutions

On January 6, 2017, state authorities issued a decree ordering the dismissal of 631 academic personnel and 155 higher education administrative personnel, on suspicion of connection to a violent coup attempt on July 15, 2016.