By Shifa Al Quda Translated by Estevan Sanchez
The hour reached 12 PM of February first. I did not think that I would receive a call like the one I did that day. Mr. Mohammad Shamma requested of me to work on a report regarding resident doctors in private hospitals. At first I didn’t believe it to be true. A call like this would reconnect me to journalism and the field of in depth reporting; especially since the idea enticed me before. I needed cases that faced violations and it was my friend Rameen, from JHR, who helped me make this possible.
My own experience in preparing two reports with Journalists for Human Rights was a rich experience. It gave me a more comprehensive view of neglected or marginalized humanitarian issues that we, as journalists, need to investigate and follow up, in order educate people about their rights, which is the biggest role we as journalists can play. Continue reading “Voices of women in journalism stories”
Blog: Najwa Suleiman
I started working in the media through the “Huna Al-Zarqa’” project. This start allowed to move forward in this field, although my academic background is pharmacy, which is very far from the media. Continue reading “About women who married non-Jordanians!”
The city of Dhlail has flourished since the nineties of the last century with the establishment of dozens of factories in the city. It currently hosts dozens of factories, most of which are specialized in spinning and weaving. The operation of these factories has left its mark on the social fabric of Dhlail, especially among people with low income. Continue reading “Jordanian women married to Asian men: Double the suffering!”
By Mohammad Shamma
February 2011 – it was a regular workday until I received a phone call at four o`clock in the afternoon from Linda Kalash, the director of Tamkeen Center for Legal Aid and Human Rights. Continue reading “Media & Civil Society: Protection Against Human Rights Violations”
By Dana Gibreel
In 2016, Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) announced its call for applications for human rights reporting awards. Continue reading “Expanded Space for Freedom of Speech in Jordan”
By Lina Shannak, translated by Ayyam Safadi
The people of Joufeh Camp, east of the capital Amman woke up last October 31st to an eviction notice carried by Public Security personnel to two homes neighboring the buildings, which collapsed in January. The people refused to leave, amid uncertainty surrounding the fate of their neighbors who lost their homes before them.
By “Hibat al-Hayat” Obaidat
I stopped writing for a good period of time. I no longer have the ability to follow such a weary and problematic file that has almost proved to be the most difficult in my career as a journalist.
By Ansar Abu Fara
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