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Vietnam’s Problem with Academic and Political Freedom

In what seems like a paradoxical move, Vietnam, a country that is experiencing significant economic growth, is taking a harder line on academic freedom...

Iranian Human Rights Lawyer Sentenced to Jail, Lashes

A prominent Iranian Human Rights Lawyer has been sentenced to 38 years in jail and 148 lashes.   Iranian Human Rights Lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh was sentenced...

Anniversary of 2000 Women’s Tribunal Memorializes Comfort Women

An event held in Seoul, South Korea memorialized the 2000 Women’s Tribunal. At the event, former Comfort Women were remembered, and the Mayor of...

Winners of the 2019 Politiken Freedom Prize Announced

The organization Scholars at Risk (SAR) and the Central European University were recognized for their contributions to global academic freedom, receiving the 2019 Politiken...

Professor Bruce Cumings Supports Comfort Women of the Empire

Distinguished Professor Bruce Cumings signed a letter of support for Dr. Park Yuha and her book ‘Comfort Women of the Empire.’   Professor Bruce Cumings was...

Critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Arrested

A high-profile journalist in the Philippines was arrested this week in connection with “cyber-libel” charges for her outspoken views against President Rodrigo Duterte.   On Wednesday,...

1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure

The American Association of University Professors released a statement in 1940 regarding academic freedom and tenure of higher education institutions. The official text can...

Recommendation concerning the Status of Higher-Education by UNESCO

In 1997, UNESCO released a Recommendation concerning the Status of Higher-Education Teaching Personnel which directly concerns the ability for professors to conduct their work and...

What is the Right to Education?

Education – the process of learning is not a privilege. The right to education is a fundamental human right. The right to education is guaranteed...

Is Academic Freedom Protected by the UDHR? Indonesia’s Case Study

A report by the group Human Rights Watch discussed at length the subject of academic freedom as a basic human right, using the country...
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