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Observatory to document press freedom abuses
By Petra - Feb 12,2013 - Last updated at Feb 12,2013
AMMAN — The Jordan Press Association council on Tuesday decided to establish an observatory to conduct a study on the situation of press freedom in Jordan last year.
During a session, the council members underlined the need for the report to be transparent, reflect the reality of press freedoms in the Kingdom and document abuses.
The Jordan Press Association (JPA) council on Tuesday decided to restructure its press freedom committee.
The Council of Ministers on Tuesday agreed voluntarily to a 20 per cent deduction from their monthly salaries as part of the government’s efforts to reduce public expenditure.
The government on Saturday said it respects teachers’ demand to establish a professional association and called for a dialogue that ends in meeting such a demand “soon” within legal and constitutional frameworks.
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