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Region:
Global

Reported attacks on

higher education

Killings, Violence, Disappearances218
Imprisonment207
Prosecution143
Loss of Position95
Travel Restrictions45
Other108
Total816
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Lastest incidents

Date:
November 7, 2017
Type:
Other
Status:
Verified
Region/Sub-region:
Country or Territory:
Institution:
North South University

On November 7, 2017, Mubashar Hasan, a journalist and assistant professor of political science at Bangladesh’s North South University (NSU), reportedly went missing against the backdrop of a spike in kidnappings of journalists, politicians, and business figures. 

Date:
October 20, 2017
Type:
Imprisonment
Status:
Verified
Region/Sub-region:
Country or Territory:
Institution:
University of Economics and Technology, Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies

On October 20, 2017, Turkish authorities reportedly detained Şaban Kardaş, a scholar of international relations at the University of Economics and Technology, as part of an operation targeting individuals who authorities allege participated in a violent coup attempt on July 15, 2016.