Three Jordanian activists jailed for distributing flyers associated with Morsi supporters

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People take part in a protest against a "campaign of repression" targeting those who post information on social networks and in support of freedom of expression, in Rabat, Morocco, 9 January 2020, FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images

Mapping digital rights in MENA: towards a safer online environment

New research from IFEX member 7amleh examines how digital rights policies and practices in Lebanon, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia are impacting freedom of expression and the right to information, and highlights the need to improve people’s access to a safer online environment.

Jordan dissolves teachers’ union and jails its board members

A controversial court decision has dissolved Jordan’s Teachers’ Syndicate – the country’s largest independent trade union – and its board members have been imprisoned.

Jordan: Publisher Jamal Haddad arrested for questioning pandemic response

The Committee To Protect Journalists says the arrest of Jordanian publisher Jamal Haddad is part of efforts by authorities aimed at intimidating journalists who question the government response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and calls for his immediate release.