The Marginality of Human Rights Discourse in the Local Arab Press in Israel
The current research presents some data concerning the representation of human rights issues in Arab weekly newspapers. It examines which types of issues are presented in the media discourse and their connection to the social and political environments. The focus on human rights stems from the subject’s general importance, especially in cases of ethnic minorities,like the Arab-Palestinian population in Israel, which endures the violation of their rights in various aspects of life.
2012-06-28 09:19:53


The Discourse of Human Rights in the Israeli Media
This study qualitatively and quantitatively examines Israeli media’s coverage of human and civil rights. It focuses on Hebrew Israeli media and examines the method of coverage and the prominence of human rights in its agenda. Furthermore, it discusses the extent of Hebrew media’s coverage of political, social, cultural and religious rights of multiple groups comprising Israeli society. This is a groundbreaking study, whose central issue has never before been consistently and adequately addressed.
2012-06-28 08:56:48


Amid Sri Lankan denial, threats rise for journalists
In the wake of the U.N. Human Rights Council resolution calling for an investigation into Sri Lanka\\\'s alleged abuses of international humanitarian law during its war with Tamil separatists, the government has resorted to outright threats of violence against journalists who might dare to return home after taking part in the Geneva discussions.
2012-03-25 10:15:24
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