Houthis continue to target higher education sector

Houthi militias continue to disrupt the higher education sector across Yemen by introducing and enforcing sectarian academic material and dismissing opposing faculty members at universities, reports Asharq Al-Awsat.

Several public universities have been disturbed in Houthi-held provinces such as Sanaa, Ibb, Dhamar, Umran and Hajjah. University students, speaking under conditions of anonymity, revealed that Houthis have imposed a new curricula a few days ago. The new syllabuses, according to the students, are sectarian and will impact universities negatively.

At Sanaa University, Houthis introduced the following courses: military media, contemporary history of Yemen, the Arab-Israeli conflict and national education. The new material, according to sources, has been largely imported from Iran and linked to the legacy of Hussein al-Houthi, a key Houthi military leader.
Full report on the Asharq Al-Awsat site