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King Abdullah II tells IPI Seminar that he will “strive to lift restrictions to free expression in Jordan”

IPI Seminar on “Media and Democracy in the Arab World” Amman, Jordan, 3-5 February 2000 130 journalists and freedom of expression advocates from 28 countries met today in Amman, Jordan, to examine ways of promoting free expression and improving the standards of journalism in the Arab region. King Abdullah II welcomed the delegates and said […]

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Letter: 12 Jordanian newspapers suspended

His Majesty King Hussien ibn Talal The Royal Palace Amman Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Vienna, 29 September 1997 Your Majesty, The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors and media executives from newspapers, magazines, broadcasting organisations and news agencies in over 100 countries, strongly protests the suspension of 12 Jordanian weekly newspapers. We […]

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Letter: Amendments to Jordan press law further restrict media

His Majesty King Hussien ibn Talal The Royal Palace Amman Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Vienna,12 June 1997 Your Majesty, The International Press Institute (IPI) is most concerned about the threat to press freedom in Jordan posed by recent amendments to the 1993 Press and Publications Law that set sweeping restrictions on the media. The amendments, […]

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