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Region:
Global

Reported attacks on

higher education

Killings, Violence, Disappearances215
Imprisonment201
Prosecution138
Loss of Position95
Travel Restrictions44
Other105
Total798
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Lastest incidents

Date:
September 23, 2017
Type:
Killings, Violence, Disappearances
Status:
Verified
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Institution:
Banaras Hindu University

On September 23, 2017, security forces violently clashed with Banaras Hindu University (BHU) students as they marched to protest the university’s response to a case of alleged sexual harassment. Several students and a faculty member, along with two journalists, were reportedly injured during the incident.

Date:
September 11, 2017
Type:
Other
Status:
Verified
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Country or Territory:
Institution:
Moulana Azad National Urdu University

On September 11, 2017, Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd, a prominent political scientist and Dalit rights activist reported receiving violent threats, in apparent retaliation for a book he had recently published.