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Iraqi opposition TV station’s staff to be charged with terrorism

Reporters Without Borders deplores a Jordanian state security court prosecutor’s decision yesterday to bring terrorism charges against Amman-based (...)

Published on 13 June 2014 Read


International free expression groups call for an end to Internet censorship in Jordan

The following letter was sent to King Abdullah II, urging an end to restrictions on websites and amendments to the country’s media laws: His (...)

Published on 8 October 2013 Read


Letter to King Abdullah about blocking of 300 news websites

Read in Arabic (بالعربية) Reporters Without Borders has written to King Abdullah of Jordan voicing deep concern about the 2 June administrative (...)

Published on 18 June 2013 Read


New law tightens government’s grip on media

Read in Arabic (بالعربية) This week’s royal decree amending Jordan’s media legislation and drastically restricting freedom of information appals Reporters (...)

Published on 21 September 2012 Read


Dismay after government approves repressive media bill

Read in Arabic (بالعربية) Reporters Without Borders is very worried by the Jordanian government’s approval of a bill last week that would radically (...)

Published on 30 August 2012 Read


Journalist freed on bail after 21 days in custody, still faces prosecution

Reporters Without Borders is relieved at the release on bail yesterday of Jamal Al-Muhtaseb, who had been held in custody since 23 April charged (...)

Published on 14 May 2012 Read

Middle East/North Africa

Renewed threats against AFP bureau in Amman

Reporters Without Borders is extremely concerned about a series of attacks, threats and demonstrations since mid-June targeting the Agence (...)

Published on 28 July 2011 Read

Middle East/North Africa

Preventive arrests and "German chair" for detainees in Syria

Syria The repression is not letting up after four months of protests. Reporters Without Borders has registered more than 70 abuses against media (...)

Published on 26 July 2011 Read

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