Dotted by machine-gun nests and administered by Islamic State officials who have imposed a harsh interpretation of Islamic law on campus, the largest higher-education institution in Iraq’s second-largest city is a shell of its former self.
The Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack provides the latest news and developments on attacks on education and efforts to protect and prevent them. Information older than three months is included in the News Archive.
November 24, 2014
A hand-written note left at the crime scene where school teacher Issara Chairitchok was shot dead reflects the growing fear among the local population in Thailand's southernmost provinces - that more bad things are coming.
November 20, 2014
On the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, GCPEA calls on states to safeguard children’s rights to life and education by addressing widespread attacks on education.
November 17, 2014
According to the Institute of International Education, academics and students are being forced to flee their homes and homelands at a level not seen since World War II, when thousands of professors and scientists escaped Nazi-controlled Europe.