[The following list is a compilation of the reports, statements, and other materials featured on Jadaliyya Reports Page this past week.]
Egypt: How Not to Support the Undeserving and Discriminate Against the Poor The EIPR`s analysis of the proposal for the "One-Million Unit" housing project in Cairo shows that its really for the upper and middle class, despite being advertised as a social welfare project for the poor and underserved.
Flight of Icarus? The PYD`s Precarious Rise in Syria The International Crisis Group details the emergence of the PYD, one of the primary Kurdish political groups in Syria, in the context of the country`s uprising and civil war.
Open Letter to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center Scholars sign and open letter asking to that a documentary to be used at the museum which has recently come under fire for using "academically controversial" terminology be evaluated by a group of outside scholars.
Danny Glover, Grace Lee Boggs, Bill Ayers, and Other Actors & Activists Call for Cultural Boycott of Israel Participants in a documentary about Grace Lee Boggs ask that not it be shown at a Tel Aviv film festival as part of the BDS cultural boycott.
Iraq: Falluja`s Faustian Bargain Report on how ISIS has taken advantage of Maliki`s sectarian/authoritarian policies to build significant support in Falluja and the possible consequences.
Egypt - One Court, One Month: 1212 Death Sentences Alkarama Foundation briefing on the court and trials whose unprecedented number of death sentences has made headlines around the world.
Bahrain Press Association Annual Report 2013: "Less Freedom, Broader Impunity" A report comprehensively documenting the abuses of the press by the Khalifa monarchy.
Sixty-Six Years of Ongoing Nakba - Back to Basics: The Right of Return is a Naitonal and Inalienable Right Press release signed by almost 70 organizations affirming the necessity of the Right of Return for the Palestinian cause.
Qatar and the World Cup: Who Gains from the Mudslinging? Not Migrants A thorough critique asserting that media coverage of Qatari labor issues "introduce a vitriolic narrative sustained by distorted data and a casually orientalist subtext".
The World Is With Us: Global Film and Poster Art from the Palestinian Revolution, 1968-1980 (London, 16 May - 14 June)
Call for Papers--Beirut: Bodies in Public (9-11 October 2014)
Call for Papers: The Impact of Arab Uprisings on Citizenship in the Arab World (12-14 November, Lebanon)
#NYTFF: Thirteenth New York Turkish Film Festival (16-25 May 2014)
Job Opening: Egypt Researcher at Human Rights Watch (Regionally-Based)
Job Opening: Lebanon Specialist at Human Rights Watch (Beirut Office)