Jordan

ICNL’s resources and information on Jordan.

Overview

ICNL’s Online Freedoms project aims to enhance civil society and public knowledge about the legal framework governing internet freedoms in Jordan. We also provide technical assistance to CSOs, government officials, and other stakeholders to support laws, regulations, and practices that protect and promote free expression online.

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Resource Highlight

THE RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION ONLINE IN JORDAN

Since October 2017, the Jordanian government has repeatedly attempted to regulate the use of social media in ways that limit free expression. ICNL’s guide provides a deeper understanding of the laws and regulations aimed at social media use and the right to freedom of expression online.

Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index

The index, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development for twenty years, documents the development of civil society in seventy-one countries around the world, including Jordan. ICNL and FHI 360 work with local partners to produce the index annually.

Civic Freedom Monitor

Jordan

Last updated: 15 April 2022

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Resources

The Right to Freedom of Expression Online in Jordan

The Right to Freedom of Expression Online in Jordan

Social media has become a vital tool for free expression around the world. Recognizing this growth, a number of countries ... Read More

News

Rapid Response in Jordan

Rapid Response in Jordan
In October 2018, the Government of Jordan proposed restrictive amendments to their already draconian cybercrimes law ... Read More

ICNL Releases New Report on Civic Freedom in the Middle East and North Africa

A man hoists a flag into the air (photo credit: Artem Nezvigin/Flickr)
The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is pleased to share our latest report: “The State of Civic Freedoms in ... Read More

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