At-risk Iraqi scholar finds refuge at college

“An Iraqi academic whose life was in danger in her own country has found a safe haven at NUI Galway. The Galway University’s Centre for Human Rights yesterday welcomed Dr Sawsan Ismail – the first ‘Scholar at Risk’ to find refuge in Ireland. Dr Sawsan — with funding from a Bank of Ireland Fellowship Scheme — will be able to continue her academic research in Galway …” (more)

[Brian McDonald, Independent, 2 December]


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