Scholars at Risk (SAR) and the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression in Egypt (AFTE) have filed a joint submission with the United Nations’ Universal Periodic Review (UPR), highlighting attacks and pressures on higher education in Egypt.
Letter to the Supreme State Prosecution in Egypt concerning the detention of Walid Salim, a University of Washington Ph.D. student conducting research in Egypt.
Letter to Egyptian authorities and the president of Cairo University protesting the termination of the appointment of Dr. Amr Hamzawy of the Faculty of Economics and Political Science (FEPS).
Letter to Egyptian authorities expressing dismay over the recent conviction and sentence of Ismail Serageldin, Librarian Emeritus of the Library of Alexandria.
Letter to Suez University President and Egyptian Minister of Higher Education concerning the suspension of Professor Mona Prince of Suez University for allegedly "inciting arguments and problems in the university" through “controversial” class assignments and discussions.
Parliament passes ‘Law on Civil Societies and Foundations and Other Entities Working in the Civil Sphere’
If signed by Egyptian President, a new Egyptian law would allow massive undue state interference in all of the activities of international, national and local civil society associations operating in Egypt.
Letter protesting the cancellation of employment of Architecture Professor Tarek Naga and the destruction of student art work at the German University in Cairo.
Response from United States Department of State, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, to the March 29 letter to Secretary of State John Kerry calling to suspend military and economic aid to Egypt.
Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry urging the USG to reconsider its assistance to the Government of Egypt in light of the recent crackdown on Egyptian NGOs' working in the rights' domain.
Letter to Egyptian president protesting reopened prosecution of NGO researchers.
Letter regarding increasing detentions and travel bans in Egypt.
Letter to Egyptian officials regarding the detention and interrogation of Tunisian Professor Amel Grami, invited to participate in an international conference.
Letter urging the cancellation of presidential decrees impinging upon academic freedom.
Letter to President Abd el Fattah al-Sisi and government ministers protesting the May 16 provisional sentencing to death of Dr. Emad Shahin for espionage.
Follow-up letter of October 7, 2014 (based on UNESCO's Rapid Assessment of Higher Education Institutions in Gaza) to sponsors of international conference for the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip, Foreign Affairs Minister of Norway, Børge Brende, and Foreign Affairs Minister of Egypt, Sameh Shoukry, regarding Israel's indiscriminate bombardment and destruction of Palestinian educational institutions in July and August 2014.
Letter to sponsors of international conference for the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip, Foreign Affairs Minister of Norway, Børge Brende, and Foreign Affairs Minister of Egypt, Sameh Shoukry, about Israeli indiscriminate bombardment and destruction of Palestinian educational institutions in July and August 2014.
Letter to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi asking him to rescind his decree empowering the president to appoint top leaders of public universities.
Letter to Egypt’s Minister of Justice Adel Abd al-Hameed protesting the indictment of Dr. Emad Shahin on charges of espionage and subversion.
– Letter to PM Hazem al-Beblawy about the worsening climate for free speech and peaceable assembly on university campuses in Egypt.