Combat School

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Name: Combat School
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 4 reports

Adolescents having higher social status increases risk of being bullied

A new study suggests that for most x, becoming more popular both increases their risk of getting bullied and worsens the negative consequences of being victimized."Most people probably would not think that having a higher social status would increase ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Dec 23 2013 - Updated Dec 24 2013 - 1 reports

American Sentenced to a Year in United Arab Emirates Jail for Parody Video

No joke. A parody video in the UAE can get you in serious trouble. Shezanne Cassim has been sentenced to a year in jail and faces fines of over $2,700USD because of a satirical video he posted on YouTube poking very gentle fun at gangster culture ... [Published Firedoglake - Dec 23 2013]
First reported Dec 22 2013 - Updated Dec 23 2013 - 2 reports

Spoof video makers jailed in Dubai despite international outcry

Amateur comedians including American and two Indians who satirised Dubai 'youth culture' are held by a court to have damaged the city's image An American and four other men have been jailed in the United Arab Emirates for making . Shezanne Cassim, 29, ... [Published Telegraph - Dec 23 2013]
First reported Nov 29 2013 - Updated Nov 30 2013 - 1 reports

American Imprisoned in UAE for Parody Video

Shezanne Cassim, 29, from Minnesota was arrested in April for his part in the video " Satwa Combat Schoo " because the United Arab Emirates said it violated federal cyber crime laws and posed a threat to national security. Cassim graduated from ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Nov 29 2013]

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"Status competition, however, has never been the primary focus of prevention programs," Faris said. "To reduce bullying, it may be useful for schools to dedicate more attention and resources to deemphasizing social status hierarchies, perhaps by fostering a greater diversity of activities that promote a variety of interest-based friendship groups and not celebrating one activity — such as basketball or football — over any other."
"In contrast to stereotypes of wallflowers as the sole targets of peer aggression, adolescents who are relatively popular are also at high risk of harassment, the invisible victims of school-based aggression" said Robert Faris, associate professorprofessor of sociology at UC Davis and co-author of the study...

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For Most Adolescents, Popularity Increases the ... [Published Newswise - Apr 01 2014]
Bullying happens to popular teens too [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 01 2014]
For most adolescents, popularity increases the ... [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 01 2014]
American Sentenced to a Year in United Arab Emi... [Published Firedoglake - Dec 23 2013]
Spoof video makers jailed in Dubai despite inte... [Published Telegraph - Dec 23 2013]
US man detained in Dubai over spoof youth cultu... [Published Telegraph - Dec 22 2013]
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American Sentenced to a Year in United Arab Emi... [Published Firedoglake - Dec 23 2013]
No joke. A parody video in the UAE can get you in serious trouble. Shezanne Cassim has been sentenced to a year in jail and faces fines of over $2,700USD because of a satirical video he posted on YouTube poking very gentle fun at gangster culture ...
American Imprisoned in UAE for Parody Video [Published Breitbart Feed - Nov 29 2013]
Shezanne Cassim, 29, from Minnesota was arrested in April for his part in the video " Satwa Combat Schoo " because the United Arab Emirates said it violated federal cyber crime laws and posed a threat to national security. Cassim graduated from ...
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