Newsdesk Articles: Home & Abroad


At colleges nationwide, some faculty have revised teaching plans in an effort to protect students in light of Hong Kong’s National Security Law. Read more

U.S. universities have long been on a collision course with China’s censorship regime. Read more

FIRE wrote to U.S. universities encouraging them to seriously examine their existing and possible future partnerships with international campuses. Read more

New guidance from ICE indicates incoming freshman international students taking online-only classes may not be able to obtain a visa. Read more

The policy threatened to send home international students enrolled in U.S. colleges offering online-only instruction this fall due to COVID-19. Read more

FIRE filed an amicus curiae brief today in the lawsuit brought by Harvard and MIT, which asks a federal court to prevent implementation of the ICE policy. Read more

American universities with partnerships in the region must address the effects that the law, enacted last week, will have on student and faculty rights. Read more

FIRE sent a letter today asking Zoom to account for how its agreement to remove users in accordance with China’s censorship laws will impact academic institutions. Read more

The UN is conducting a study of freedom of expression on campuses worldwide. FIRE was pleased to offer a comment in response to the call for submissions. Read more

The Harvard Crimson released an in-depth piece detailing Harvard University’s relationship with China against the backdrop of the complicated U.S.-China relations. Read more

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