Scholars at Risk – University of Siena for Patrick George Zaki
Twelve universities and research institutions in Italy that are members of the network Scholars at Risk signed a petition on 19th March in support of Patrick George Zaki
On the 19 th of March 2020, twelve universities and research institutes that are members of the Italian section of Scholars at Risk have signed a petition in support of Patrick George Zaki, the Egyptian student enrolled in a master degree at the University of Bologna who is currently detained in Egypt.
With the letter, subscribing universities/institutes express their solidarity to Patrick George Zaki and his family, and urge Egyptian authorities to release him unconditionally.
The petition has been subscribed by: the European University Institute (EUI), the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa (SNS), the Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA), the University of Cagliari, the University of Firenze, the University of Genova, the University of Padova, the University Pavia, the University of Siena, the University of Trento, the University of Trieste and the University of Udine.
The Italian section of Scholars at Risk was launched on the 19 th of February 2019, and it gathers today 23 universities and research institutes.