· May, 2012

Stories about Jordan from May, 2012

Jordan: Jordanians Say “Thank You!” to Monarchy

  18 May 2012

Jordanian Twitter users have been using the hashtag #شكرا, or “thank you”, to tweet sarcastically about what the Jordanian monarchy has done for the country. The tweets are a reaction to the slowness of the ongoing reform process in Jordan.

Jordan: Campaign Launched Against “Rape-Marriage” Law

  14 May 2012

In March of this year 16-year-old Moroccan Amina Filali committed suicide after she was forced to marry her rapist. Now Jordanians are speaking up about a 15-year-old rape victim who has been married off to the man convicted of raping her, whose death sentence has been dropped as a consequence.

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