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· June, 2012

Stories about Education from June, 2012

13 June 2012

Tunisia: Baccalaureate Exam Leaked

Netizens were struck by the leak of the Arabic test of the national baccalaureate examination, criticising the government for the fail. Salah Almhamdi rounds up reactions on Twitter.

Tajikistan: Students Sent to the Streets to Greet President

11 June 2012

Egypt: Tweet to Cheat in High School

Social media is being used to leak high school examination questions, say Egyptian bloggers. The same media that has been credited for fueling the Arab revolutions is now being accused...

Video: WITNESS Series on How to Film Protests

WITNESS has published a series of videos on How to Film Protests, meant as guidelines to ensure that the video documentation serves as evidence of the events for advocacy purposes...

6 June 2012

Afghanistan: Girls Poisoned for Attending School

Although a ban on education for girls and women in Afghanistan was lifted after the fall of the Taliban in 2001, female students continue being targeted by fundamentalists for attending...

4 June 2012

Mauritania: Students Sacked because of Activism

The story of the expulsion of students from Nouakchott University due to their activism has resurfaced, this time following a decision by the disciplinary council at the Medicine Faculty to...

South Korea: Court Upholds Military Ban on “Subversive” Books

A South Korean court has upheld a Ministry of Defense ban in the army on 23 books labeled as "subversive", fueling public worries for the protection of free speech.