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Jordan: Arrest of 20 pro-reform activists heralds crackdown on freedom of expression

Headline Title:  Jordan: Arrest of 20 pro-reform activists heralds crackdown on freedom of expression 12 October 2012 The Jordanian authorities must end their crackdown against pro-reform activists and allow them freely to express their views, Amnesty International said.Twenty detainees – all members of pro-reform groups - were arrested across the country between 15 July and 4 October 2012 either during or following peaceful protests throughout the country, calling for legal and economic reforms, greater political freedoms, and an end to corruption. “Amnesty International calls on…

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