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Jordan: Lèse-majesté pardon should pave way for larger decriminalization of free speech

The IPI global network of journalists, editors and executives for independent journalism welcomed the move by King Abdullah of Jordan to pardon those convicted of lèse-majesté, the crime of insulting the king. However, IPI also called on Jordan to repeal the law altogether and so end the chilling effect on journalism of a law often […]

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Jordan arrests journalist for reporting about COVID-19 vaccine

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today strongly condemned the arrest of Jordanian journalist Jamal Haddad and demanded his immediate release. Haddad, editor of the news website Al-Wakaai, was arrested on December 24, on the orders of the state security court prosecutor, for […]

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معهد الصحافة الدولي يدين توقيف حجاج ويدعو الإفراج الفوري

Read this in English. فينا- أدان معهد الصحافة الدولي وهي شبكة عالمية للمحررين ومدراء كبرى المؤسسات الإعلامية وكبار الصحفيين المدافعين عن حرية الصحافة، توقيف الصحافي الأردني – الفلسطيني عماد حجاج وطالبت بإطلاق سراحهالفوري. التوقيف جاء على خلفية نشر كاريكاتير لحجاج في صحيفة العربي الجديد، إذ تم توقيف حجاج في 26 آب الحالي من قبل الشرطة […]

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Cartoonist arrested in Jordan over UAE-Israel cartoon

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned the arrest of Jordanian-Palestinian cartoonist Emad Hajjaj and demanded his immediate release. Hajjaj was arrested on August 25 by the Jordanian police under the country’s cybercrimes law, on the charge of insulting an Arab country. […]

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