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Jordan: Publisher, Journalist Charged in State Security Court

The charges by Jordan’s military prosecutor against a journalist and publisher of a news website apparently violate their free speech rights. The two were charged on April 23, 2012, with “subverting the system of government” for an article concerning the king’s supposed intervention in a corruption investigation. (Beirut) – The charges by Jordan’s military prosecutor against a journalist and publisher of a news website apparently violate their free speech rights, Human Rights Watch said today. The two were charged on April 23, 2012, with “subverting the system of government”…

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