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Jordan: Videos for Social Change!

In the last few years, and due to the relative freedom on the internet in Jordan, a number of online social initiatives have risen to the surface. Ikbis.com, 7iber.com, and Watwet are just some examples of what young Jordanians have developed to find better and more effective ways to express themselves freely and without restrictions. Of all these brilliant initiatives, one that stands out for using the cutting-edge technologies of the 21st century to provoke a dialogue on social, political, economic, and environmental issues that concern the Jordanian public is Aramram.

In video segments of three to five minutes, Aramram highlights various phenomena that exist in Jordan. Amahl Khouri and I decided to do an interview with Aramram for the second phase of the Young Leaders Visitors Program being held in Paris later this month, and find out more specifically about their work on the dialogue between the subcultures and ethnicities that a live in Jordan:

In addition to their work in Jordan, Aramram hopes to expand and do similar projects in other Arab country to encourage young people to embrace the information age and utilize the internet to its full potential.

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