South Asia Institute
South Asia Institute

Petition launched To Drop Charges Against Members Of The Punjab University

Thu, December 13, 2007

These charges were in response to the faculty members speaking out and organizing a protest walk on their campus against the imposition of emergency rule (martial law) in Pakistan. The Government of Pakistan has also issued a ban on political discussions and debates on campuses, which is a violation of one of the most basic tenets of academic freedom.

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