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· April, 2009

Stories about Jordan from April, 2009

Jordan: Beyond Stereotypes

  23 April 2009

How to get past stereotypes and the future of the relationship between Denmark and the Arab and Muslim worlds was the centre of discussions at an event organised by the Danish Embassy in Amman. Mohammad Azraq, who attended the programme, picks up on this story and more in this round up of Jordanian blogs.

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MENA: Reflections on Durban II

  22 April 2009

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speech, and the way European Union representatives reacted to it at the United Nations Conference on Racism in Geneva (Durban II), has stirred debates among bloggers across the Middle East. Eman AbdElRahman sums up reactions in this post.

Jordan: University Radio Hits Airwaves

  9 April 2009

“Jordan University Radio started its test transmission on 94.9 FM covering Amman Greater Area. The Radio station, which will be more of a cultural-political “students radio”, will be starting officially soon, and the moment of writing this post, only Classic Music is being aired on its airwaves,” writes Nasimjo from...

Jordan: No Honour in Killing

  8 April 2009

Jordanian bloggers reach out to others to put an end to "honor killings" and the culture and laws that provide lenient sentences for the murderers.

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