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By Nermeen Murad - Jun 10,2018
There are key takeaways from last week that must be noted if only to record a historical moment of national pride.
By Nermeen Murad - Jun 02,2018
Jordan is going through a critical transition that will require wisdom and a clear decision to embrace meaningful political reform that empowers the executive, legislative and judicial authorities and produces functioning institutions and processes of democracy based on true repr
By Nermeen Murad - May 19,2018
These last two weeks have taken us on a rollercoaster ride and left us reeling. Whether it is the government announcement that it intends to further tax citizens on their income, the leaked reports on exemptions given to senior officials, the systematic murder of Gaza-hostag
By Nermeen Murad - May 05,2018
My friends already know that I find it difficult to go along with what appears to have become the Jordanian’s political explanation for all Jordanian problems.
By Nermeen Murad - Apr 28,2018
The people blame the government for actively scuttling any credible effort to organise politically in order to maintain control of all political processes under the excuse that citizens are not able to behave responsibly.
By Nermeen Murad - Apr 14,2018
An open secret among women activists in the Muslim world is that they will not be really free until the personal status laws in Muslim countries are drastically revised, reformed or even debunked.These laws most starkly articulate all that is unfair about living under the dictate
By Nermeen Murad - Mar 31,2018
For the past few weeks I have been sneaking 10 minutes here and there to read through the daily log documented by Adnan Abu Odeh, for many decades a recognised adviser to his Majesty King Hussein, God rest his soul, and a well-known advocate of a Jordan role in the resolution of
By Nermeen Murad - Mar 24,2018
You only have to be slightly more sociable talking to people that are not usually situated in your private and professional bubble to realise that many Jordanians, and regardless of their origin, gender, age, political ideology or religion, feel aggrieved, marginalised and often
By Nermeen Murad - Mar 17,2018
Social media was recently beset with commentaries on a video leaked from a university lecture by controversial Islamist Amjad Koursha, in which he provided commentary on the Old Testament selectively citing excerpts to prove that the content was “fabricated”.This is not the first
By Nermeen Murad - Mar 03,2018
A couple of years ago, a small group of women activists arranged a closed workshop to discuss the initial findings of a study looking into the legal framework governing medical guardianship of children.