Professors stop work following students’ threats, attacks

English language professors at Ibn Zohr University in the Moroccan city of Agadir announced on 13 November that they will stop teaching at the university in protest against attacks and threats they have received from a student movement. They called for adequate security measures to be put in place to protect them, reports Middle East Monitor.

In a statement seen by Al-Quds Al-Arabi newspaper, the professors demanded the university president immediately intervene and find a solution to this “dangerous situation” and “to follow up with the perpetrators”. They also called on the competent security authorities to provide the necessary security conditions for them to resume their work.

According to the statement, the attacks against the English language professors began a long time ago, with the latest being an attack on and detention of the heads of the English language division and the programme coordinator in their offices.
Full report on the Middle East Monitor site