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The Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack provides the latest news and developments on attacks on education and efforts to protect and prevent them. Information older than three months is included in the News Archive.

‘‘Schools are left in ruins, some occupied by warring forces, death of innocent people is rampant,’’ Michael Lopuke, an undersecretary at the ministry of education, said in an e-mail.

A high school building was partially blown up and equipment of a mobile phone tower, which is yet to begin functioning, was set on fire by suspected Maoist operatives.

Teachers in the northern areas near Mali began receiving threats in January and were told to change their secular curriculum to Koranic education.

Britain’s Political Parties Should Endorse the Safe Schools Declaration

Hundreds of schools have been bombed or closed - but the international community has not done enough to support education, according to Save the Children.

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