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  • Electricity workers demand better conditions
    Electricity workers demand better conditions
    Workers at the Jordanian Electricity Distribution Company (EDCO) in Ma’an staged a protest at the company’s headquarters on Sunday, demanding better working and living conditions.

  • Police remove protesters’ tents in Thiban for a third time
    Police remove protesters’ tents in Thiban for a third time
    Police have once again removed the tents set up by unemployed protesters in Thiban. The tents had been rebuilt yesterday.

  • Renewed clashes between protesters and security forces in Thiban
    Renewed clashes between protesters and security forces in Thiban
    Clashes once again broke out between police forces and unemployed protesters in Thiban on Saturday morning, after police refused to release 6 out of the 22 demonstrators who remained incarcerated.

  • Thiban detainees released
    Thiban detainees released
    Six people were released this morning by security forces, after having been detained yesterday on charges of rioting, for their participation in a protest organized by unemployed workers in Thiban, Madaba.

  • Child Labor in Jordan: Reality overrides policy
    Child Labor in Jordan: Reality overrides policy
    Child labor remains areality in Jordan. In spite of national laws which categorically condemn the practice, children throughout the country whose families are unable to bear the costs of their education are being forced into the labor market out of economic necessity, commonly undertaking jobs which disastrously impact their physical and psychological well-being.

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