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Region:
Global

Reported attacks on

higher education

Killings, Violence, Disappearances159
Imprisonment111
Prosecution83
Loss of Position54
Travel Restrictions21
Other81
Total509
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Lastest incidents

Date:
August 31, 2016
Type:
Loss of Position / Other
Status:
Verified
Region/Sub-region:
Country or Territory:
Institution:
German University of Cairo

In late August 2016, the Germany University in Cairo (GUC) reportedly terminated  its contract with Tarek Abol Naga, a professor of architecture, in apparent response to student projects he supervised.

Date:
August 24, 2016
Type:
Killings, Violence, Disappearances
Status:
Verified
Region/Sub-region:
Country or Territory:
Institution:
American University of Afghanistan

On August 24, 2016, armed attackers entered the campus of the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, and over the course of several hours, killed at least 13 people and wounded dozens more.