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Academics, Authors Around the Globe Sign Open Letter on Academic Freedom - FIRE
Authors and academics from around the globe have signed on to an open letter put forward by the United Kingdom’s Index on Censorship. They hope to bring attention to worldwide threats to academic freedom. This crucial freedom, they say, is being threatened on a number of fronts: We the undersigned believe that academic freedom is under threat across the world from Turkey to China to the USA. In Mexico academics face death threats, in Turkey they are being threatened for teaching areas of research that the government doesn’t agree with. We feel strongly that the freedom to study, research and …