[The following list is a compilation of the reports, statements, and other materials featured on the Jadaliyya Reports Page this past week.]
Month-by-Month Summary of Developments in Syra (Updated) The newest monthly briefing by the International Crisis Group on the most siginificant occurances in the Syrian conflict.
Urgent Concern Related to Arbitrary Restrictions on Freedom of Expression and of Association in Qatar A briefing which thorougly summarizes the hostile environment faced by human rights and civil society activitsts in Bahrain; written by the Gulf Center for Human Rights and submitted to the UN Universal Periodic Review.
ACRI Petitions High Court: Restore Water to East Jerusalem The Association for Civil Rights in Israel lays out its petition to the Israeli High Court of Justice demanding a restoration of water services to the residents of East Jerusalem.
Open Letter to Saudi Minister of Interior Demanding Release of Human Rights Activist al-Qahtani The Committee on Academic Freedom of the Middle Eastern Studies Association takes Saudi Minister of the Interior Prince bin Nayef for the wrongful imprisonment of the founder of the Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association (ACPRA).
Journalists Under Fire in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory The Committee to Protect Journalists reviews the multiple threats and assaults on journalists committed with impunity in Israel and the OPT by the Israeli Occupation Forces and settlers.
On Prison and Egyptian Regime`s "War on a Whole Generation": Democracy Now! Interview with Alaa Abd El-Fattah An hour long interview with one of the biggest faces of the liberal Egyptian revolutionaries after his release from almost 4 months in jail. He discusses his case and the current crack-down on Egyptian activists.
Egyptian Organization for Human Rights Condemns Unfair Trial that Sentenced 528 to Death The EOHR expressses its concern over the fairness of a trial that took place in late March where an Egyptian court handed down the death sentence to 528 suspected supporters of former Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi.
Event Report-Back: Countering the Counter-Revolution in Egypt This is a summary of the talk given by Timothy Kaldas at the American University of Cairo on the mistakes made by Egypt`s opposition in the past three years, and then on recommendations for moving forward successfully.
Conference: Reason and Esotericism in Shi`i Islam (4 April, University of Chicago)
Conference: The Revolutionary Public Sphere: Contention, Communication & Culture in the Arab Uprisings (10 April, U Penn.)
Book Launch Event: Leisurely Islam (10 April, Harvard University)