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CT757fan/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Elizabeth Tsurkov, an Israeli Middle East expert and Princeton political science student, loved posting on X, formerly Twitter. Her social media posts praised protesters in Syria for their “immense courage,” called out authoritarianism in Russia, and even lauded anti-corruption protesters in her native Israel. And then, on March 21, 2023, […]

CT757fan/Getty Images (LONDON) — A Princeton University graduate student is being held captive by an Iran-linked Shiite militia in Iraq where she was conducting field research for her Ph.D. in political science, according to officials and colleagues. The Israeli Prime Minister’s Office announced in a statement on Wednesday that Elizabeth Tsurkov, an Israeli-Russian dual citizen, […]

Kali9/Getty Images (PRINCETON, N.J.) — A Princeton University student who was found dead on the New Jersey campus this fall died by suicide, the prosecutor’s office said Wednesday. The body of 20-year-old Misrach Ewunetie was found near university tennis courts on Oct. 20, nearly one week after she went missing. An autopsy by the Middlesex […]