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Jordan - New law tightens government's grip on media

Reporters without borders
Read in Arabic (بالعربية) This week's royal decree amending Jordan's media legislation and drastically restricting freedom of information appals Reporters Without Borders,which expressed its deep concern about the draft law on 30 August and subsequently wrote to the senate speaker urging him to reject it. "These new curbs on freedom expression, which affect online media in particular, have swept aside the reform promises that the government made at the height of the Arab Spring in 2011," Reporters (...)

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