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Jordanian Courts Extend Law to Curb Internet Freedoms

The Court of Cassation in Amman has issued a controversial decision that chill free speech over the Internet. The Court mentioned clearly that the Press and Publication Law is also applicable on websites and bloggers or others publishing offensive materials criticising the government and jeopardising national unity will be prosecuted under the law.

More sources:

http://www.ifex.org/jordan/2010/01/14/online_content/

http://www.jordantimes.com/?news=23196

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