On The Killing Of Nahed Hattar ...and why addressing the enabling environment is crucial.

Words: Naseem Tarawnah It’s been incredibly difficult wrapping my head around the assassination of Nahed Hattar earlier today. The whole story has been baffling from start to finish, troche ailment making it difficult to string together a coherent thought. The way the government handled his posting of a caricature on Facebook they deemed to be […]

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Why Are Jordanian News Sites Still Bad? And Why Isn’t Porn Blocked Yet?

I’ve been a bit confused about something I’ve observed online recently and maybe a fellow Jordanian out there can shed some light for me. So, over a year ago, while the government was crafting amendments to the Press and Publication law to include the registration (and subsequent censorship) of what the law called “electronic publications” […]

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