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Region:
Global

Reported attacks on

higher education

Killings, Violence, Disappearances225
Imprisonment216
Prosecution149
Loss of Position99
Travel Restrictions52
Other110
Total851
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Lastest incidents

Date:
January 1, 2018
Type:
Imprisonment
Status:
Verified
Region/Sub-region:
Country or Territory:
Institution:
Unknown

On January 1, 2018, Iranian authorities detained four members of an Iranian student union who held a meeting to negotiate the release of students arrested during recent protests at the University of Tehran.

Date:
December 31, 2017
Type:
Imprisonment / Prosecution / Travel Restrictions
Status:
Verified
Region/Sub-region:
Country or Territory:
Institution:
Yıldız Technical University, Dokuz Eylül University

On December 31, 2017, Turkish authorities reportedly detained two former university personnel, along with a teacher, all of whom had been dismissed from their positions pursuant to a government decree based on allegations that they were involved in a violent coup attempt on July 15, 2016.