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Region:
Global

Reported attacks on

higher education

Killings, Violence, Disappearances168
Imprisonment118
Prosecution87
Loss of Position59
Travel Restrictions26
Other86
Total544
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Lastest incidents

Date:
December 1, 2016
Type:
Imprisonment
Status:
Verified
Region/Sub-region:
Country or Territory:
Institution:
Unaffiliated

On December 1, 2016, Ethiopian security forces reportedly arrested Merera Gudina, a former professor of political science at Addis Ababa University and the chair of the Oromo Federalist Congress, following his return from Belgium, where he had spoken to EU leaders about alleged human rights violations and the current political crisis in Ethiopia

Date:
November 28, 2016
Type:
Killings, Violence, Disappearances / Imprisonment
Status:
Verified
Region/Sub-region:
Country or Territory:
Institution:
University of Buea

On November 28, 2016, state security forces reportedly attacked students participating in a peaceful protest at the University of Buea (UB); an unknown number of students were also detained.