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[The following list is a compilation of the reports, statements, and other materials featured on the Jadaliyya Reports Page this past week.]
South African Government Discourages Citizens from Traveling to Israel The South African Boycott, Divest, and Sanction movement reports on a recent statement from the South African government denouncing the "boycott-busting" trips organized for students and journalists.
Safe Streets Campaign in Yemen The Safe Streets Campaign encourages women to report and publicize incidents of sexual harassment in Yemen via online incident mapping, blogs, art exhibits, and an upcoming book.
Joint Statement for the Release of Bahraini Human Rights Activists In a letter to the United Nations Human Rights Council, the International Freedom of Expression Exchange urges international pressure on Bahrain to release human rights activists who have been wrongfully imprisoned. Specifically, IFEX calls for the release of activist Nabeel Rajab, president of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, who has been sentenced to three years in jail for participating in peaceful, but supposedly illegal gatherings.
The PhD's Job Crisis Onlinephd.org describes in a graphic why the academic job market is becoming increasingly competitive for those with PhDs.
From Resilience to Revolt: Making Sense of the Arab Spring The Research and Documentation Center of the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice reports on the trends throughout the revolutions of the Arab Spring. This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the movement, bringing together research from different fields of study.
In the Arab World, Social Media Has Fast Developed into a Medium for the Masses Arabic Knowledge @ Wharton interviews two researchers from the Dubai School of Government on the development of social media usage in the Middle East as a result of the Arab Spring.
Press Release: Bahrain Hires London and Washington-Based Companies to Improve Image Bahrain Watch reports on the the Bahraini government's new PR program, for which they have hired eighteen companies to improve their image in the Western media.
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