Examples of incidents of repression include teachers / professors who have criticised governments and have subsequently been removed from office, imprisoned, reported missing, reported killed, etc.


Teachers must be free to enjoy their rights to freedom of assembly and association; thought, conscience and religion; expression; as well as the right to a fair trial; liberty and security; and life, amongst others. Incidents of repression are violations of these rights and also the right to education

Human Rights Standards: 

Articles 6 (1), 7 & 9, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights; Articles 2, 3 & 5, European Convention on Human Rights; Articles 4-6, African [Banjul] Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights; Articles 5, 8 & 14, Arab Charter; Articles 4, 5 & 7, American Convention on Human Rights

Levels and Types of Education: 
Types of Indicator: 
Levels of disaggregation: 
Region, Public/Private