Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Jordan - Jordan blocks access to nine more news websites

Reporters without borders
Licencing system again used to curtail online freedom of information A year after blocking access to 263 websites, Jordan's Media Commission has blocked another nine news and information websites on the grounds that they failed to obtain the required licence. They include 7iber, a site that promotes free speech and media freedom, which had changed its URL after being blocked a year ago. The blocking is based on the Press and Publication Law, as amended in 2012. Article 49 says that any (...)

Read complete article
© Reporters without borders -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter