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Region:
Global

Reported attacks on

higher education

Killings, Violence, Disappearances184
Imprisonment150
Prosecution112
Loss of Position75
Travel Restrictions32
Other96
Total649
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Lastest incidents

Date:
April 13, 2017
Type:
Killings, Violence, Disappearances
Status:
Verified
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Institution:
Abdul Wali Khan University

On April 13, 2017, Mashal Khan, a journalism student at Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKU) in the northern city of Mardan, was attacked and killed by a mob after being accused of blasphemy.  Two other students who were with Mr. Khan when he was attacked were reportedly injured as well.

Date:
April 11, 2017
Type:
Killings, Violence, Disappearances / Imprisonment / Prosecution
Status:
Verified
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Institution:
Panjab University

On April 11, 2017, police officers violently clashed with students protesting tuition fee hikes at Panjab University (PU), resulting in injuries to at least two dozen people, including students, journalists, and police officers. 52 students were arrested and charged with sedition.