Reporters Without Borders

Jordan

Court acquits well-known columnist of defaming Parliament

Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that Khaled Mahadin, a well-known columnist who writes for the government-owned Al Rai newspaper, (...)

Published on 29 April 2009 Read

Jordan

Newspaper editor freed on bail after being held for five days by state security court

Reporters Without Borders urges the state security court to withdraw its prosecution of Fayez Al-Ajrashi, the editor of the privately-owned (...)

Published on 3 November 2008 Read

Jordan

Ex-legislator gets two years in prison for online criticism of government corruption

Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the two-year prison sentence imposed by a state security court on 9 October on former parliamentarian (...)

Published on 11 October 2007 Read

Jordan

Jailed cyber-dissident allowed to receive visit from son

Ahmad Oweidi Abbadi, an author and cyber-dissident who has been held for the past three months, was allowed to received a visit from his (...)

Published on 16 August 2007 Read

Jordan

Government censors Al Jazeera again, this time seizing tapes of interview with prince

Reporters Without Borders today condemned the confiscation by the Jordanian authorities of the videotapes of an interview by the pan-Arab (...)

Published on 24 April 2007 Read

Jordan

Three journalists assaulted in parliament after taking photos of brawl between two legislators

Reporters Without Borders today condemned the behaviour of Jordanian legislators who assaulted three press photographers during a parliamentary (...)

Published on 13 December 2006 Read

Jordan

First prison sentences announced for reprinting Mohammed cartoons

Reporters Without Borders protested today against two-month jail sentences imposed yesterday by a Jordanian court on two journalists, Jihad (...)

Published on 31 May 2006 Read

Jordan

Release of two editors arrested for reprinting Mohammed cartoons

Reporters Without Borders today welcomed the release of Jihad Momani, the editor of the weekly Shihan, and Hisham al-Khalidi, the editor of the (...)

Published on 6 February 2006 Read

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