[The following list is a compilation of the reports, statements, and other materials featured on the Jadaliyya Reports Page this past week.]
Glenn Owns Bill: A Lesson in Challenging Islamophobia and Taking Responsibility (Video) On HBO`s Real Time with Bill Maher, Bill Maher and Glenn Greenwald discuss the US government`s response to the September attack on the US Embassy in Libya. When Maher claims that theocracy and violence are inherent to Muslims and/or Muslim culture, Greenwald shuts him down.
Eye on the Libyan General National Congress: Seventh Report In the seventh of a series of reports, the Bokra Youth Organization and H2O Team monitor the actions of Libya`s General National Congress, including legislation, statements, and other decisions.
The Palestinian Economy in East Jerusalem: Enduring Annexation, Isolation, and Disintegration The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development reports on the economic effects of Israel`s annexation of East Jerusalem.
Letter from Associated Press to US Department of Justice: Massive and Unprecedented Intrusion Gary Pruitt, President and CEO of The Associated Press, condemns the recent discovery that the Department of Justice seized the personal and professional telephone records of AP staff from April and May of 2012.
Death from the Skies: Deliberate and Indiscriminate Air Strikes on Civilians Human Rights Watch reports on the many unlawful attacks conducted by the Syrian government against cities, towns, and neighborhoods under the control of opposition forces in Syria.
Human Rights Activist Waleed Al-Shehhi Arrested in UAE The Gulf Center for Human Rights expresses their concern for the recently arrested human rights defender, who has been active in defending the 94 detained human rights defenders and activists known as the UAE 94.
Too Close for Comfort: Syrians in Lebanon International Crisis Group reports on the effects of the Syrian conflict on Lebanon, despite the Lebanese policy of dissociation.
Prominent Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab Reportedly Missing The Bahrain Center for Human Rights urgently expresses their concern over the recent relocation of detained human rights defender Nabeel Rajab to an unknown location, after he witnessed the torture of fellow prisoners.
Academic Freedom and the Middle East: A Handbook for Teaching and Research The Taskforce on Middle East Anthropology recently published an updated version of its resource guide for academic freedom, which highlights the influence of extra-academic organizations that mandate scholarship and teaching of the Middle East.
Bahrain: The Return of the National Security Apparatus with a New Face The Bahrain Center for Human Rights and Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights reports on the government`s supposed restrictions on the National Security Apparatus and the extent to which these restrictions are simply a tool to cover up illegal activities.
Bahrain`s "Blogfather" Emerges from Hiding The Committee to Protect Journalists reports on the reemergence of prominent online activist Ali Abdel Imam.
Injuries, Arrests and House Raids: The Case of a Bahraini Family The Bahrain Center for Human Rights reports on the government`s practice of targeting entire families, including violating the rights of children, as a retribution against political activists.