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Gary R. Bunt

Jordan Ongoing Case

al Bawaba, Is Jordan's Cybercrime Unit Making an Example of This Yemeni Teen for Having Opinions?

"A Yemeni teenager named Tujan Al-Bakhiti is facing trial after the Jordanian Cybercrime Unit charged her with "blasphemy and insulting religious feelings." Sharing Facebook posts that discuss politics, religion, and other topics landed Tujan in trouble several times before, most notably in her school's decision from barring her to attend classes last month."

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