Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Lecturing in the Iraqi war zone

Lecturing in the Iraqi war zoneL Academics in Iraq are being threatened, abused and killed. We must do something to help our colleagues, says John Akker, from the Council for Assisting Refugee Academics (http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,,1950829,00.html)

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worldwide-university-blog said...

Targeted for Murder, Iraqi Scientists Named on a Hit List
Richard Stone
For months, Iraqi academics have denounced what they view as an unspoken campaign to cripple the country's intellectual elite. Now, an unidentified group is circulating a hit list of 461 Iraqi intellectuals. http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/summary/312/5782/1857a?ck=nck)