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Jordan: Creative Signs for Change at Amman Protest

Another Friday protest calling for reforms in Jordan took place in downtown Amman today (March 4, 2011). After a week of generally disappointed reactions at the newly appointed prime minister's speech, and negative, provocative statements from ex-ministers and members of parliament, some Jordanian citizens responded creatively in an ongoing call for reform and inclusive change.

Here are some of the placards protesters held to put their points across:

I want state media that represents me, not one that takes me for a ride. Photo by @KTT84

I want state media that represents me, not one that takes me for a ride. Photo by @KTT84

Agenda? I don't have an agenda, except for the one I bought from Istiqlal (independence) Bookstore! Photo by @KTT84

Agenda? I don't have an agenda, except for the one I bought from Istiqlal (independence) Bookstore! Photo by @KTT84

Citizenship is: to want your country to be the best country, and to want your people to be the best people, and when you see something wrong, don't stand there silent. Photo by @KTT84

Citizenship is: to want your country to be the best country, and to want your people to be the best people, and when you see something wrong, don't stand there silent. Photo by @KTT84

Bare armed, bare legged girl wants political reform. Photo by @KTT84

Bare armed, bare legged girl wants political reform. Photo by @KTT84

And towards the end of the protests in the early afternoon, @RaghdaButros rescued these kittens from the crowd and was planning to name them Thawra (Revolution) and I3tisam (Protest):

Revolutionary kittens. Image by @RaghdaButros.

Revolutionary kittens. Image by @RaghdaButros.

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