Scholars in Danger Join World's Refugees

To demonstrate the growing threats to dissident intellectuals around the world, Aisha Labi shares in the Chronicle of Higher Education the stories of three scholars—a Syrian engineer, an Albanian writer living in Greece, and a Thai anthropologist—who recently fled to the United States. "To a greater extent than in previous wars and conflicts, scholars are now specifically attacked, and centers of learning have gone from being incidental victims to ‘battlegrounds’," said Allan Goodman, IIE President and CEO, in an interview for the article.

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