This report was researched in Ethiopia and Kenya and written by a researcher with the Africa Division of Human Rights Watch on behalf of the organization's Academic Freedom Program. The report was edited by Saman Zia-Zarifi, Academic Freedom Director; Peter Takirambudde, Executive Director of the Africa Division; Wilder Tayler, Legal and Policy Director; and Joe Saunders, Deputy Program Director. Jessica Pogson, an Everett Intern with the Academic Freedom Program, conducted some of the legal research. Production assistance was provided by Tommy Yeh, associate with the Academic Freedom Program, and Jennifer Bourguignon, intern with the Academic Freedom Program. Patrick Minges prepared the report for publication with the help of Fitzroy Hepkins and Jose Martinez.
This report was made possible by a generous grant from the Ford Foundation for Human Rights Watch's work on academic freedom.