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Rights groups urge Jordan to release publisher
Posted on 30 Apr 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

AMMAN Jordan (AP) - International rights groups urged Jordan Thursday to immediately release the publisher of an online newspaper who was arrested after his website posted an article alleging misconduct by royal officials. Jamal Muhtaseb, the publisher... Read More

Radical cleric Abu Qatada wins deportation appeal
Posted on 15 Nov 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

LONDON (AP) - A radical Islamist cleric described by prosecutors as a key al-Qaida operative in Europe cannot be deported from Britain to Jordan to face terrorism charges, judges ruled Monday in the latest twist in a protracted legal saga. Britain's... Read More

Jordan releases detained publisher
Posted on 14 May 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

AMMAN Jordan (AP) - A Jordanian prosecutor says authorities have freed the publisher of an online newspaper who was arrested three weeks ago after his website posted an article alleging misconduct by royal officials. A prosecutor at the state security... Read More

Critic of Jordan's king faces possible prosecution
Posted on 17 Aug 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

AMMAN Jordan (AP) - Prominent Jordanian political analyst and government critic Labib Kamhawi said Wednesday that he may face prosecution and even jail for inciting revolt and defaming Jordan's King Abdullah II, but he denied any wrongdoing and... Read More

Middle Eastern Law Toolbox
Posted on 3 Jan 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff (ME)

Welcome to LexisNexis Middle Eastern Law Toolbox, our bazaar which highlights legal content of particular Middle Eastern nations in our database. New to working in the region? Our Guide to International Legal Research chapter on the Middle East... Read More