[The following list is a compilation of the reports, statements, and other materials featured on the Jadaliyya Reports Page this past week.]
Letter Concerning Suspension of Dr. Mona Prince of Suez University The Committee on Academic Freedom of the Middle East Studies Association reports on the current investigation and informal suspension without pay of Dr. Mona Prince for her discussion of sectarian tension in Egypt and "expressing untoward sentiments about Islam."
Al Jazeera Management Orders Joseph Massad Article Pulled in Act of Pro-Israel Censorship Ali Abuminah of Electronic Intifada reports on Al Jazeera English`s censorship of Columbia University Professor Joseph Massad`s article "The Last of the Semites."
Letter Concerning Attacks Against Faculty Who Did Not Support Re-election of the University Rector in Turkey The Committee on Academic Freedom of the Middle East Studies Association addresses Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan with their concerns over incidents targeting the faculty at Kilis 7 Aralık University (K7AU) in an apparent reprisal for suspicions that they did not support the rector’s re-election,
From al-Aqarib to Susiya: Forced Displacement of Palestinians on Both Sides of the Green Line In a video and position paper, Adalah tells the stories of two Palestinian villages, al-Araqib in Israel and Susiya in the West Bank, that struggle against forced displacement.
Association for Asian American Studies Resolution to Support the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions The General Membership of the AAAS passed this resolution supporting the boycott of Israeli academic institutions. The President of AAAS explains this decision, noting that the boycott is specifically of academic institutions, not individual Israeli academics.
Letter Concerning San Jose State University Response to Attacks Against Professor Parsis Kerim After Conference on Teaching the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict The Committee on Academic Freedom of the Middle East Studies Association expresses its concern over the university`s failure to defend Professor Kerim from attacks and harassment following her workshop entitled “Peacebuilding, Nonviolence, and Approaches to Teaching the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.” The workshop was for high school teachers and the community college faculty and funded in part by the United States Institute of Peace.
AMAN Annual Palestine Corruption Report 2012 AMAN reports on its operations monitoring and highlighting the transformations that have occurred in the state of corruption in various Palestinian sectors over the past year, in addition to raising awareness of the dangers of nepotism, favoritism, exploitation of public office, and misappropriation of funds.