Say what you will about Hattar, but his killing is a reminder of the real state of free speech, expression, and media in #Jordan.
A Week Of Sandstorms And Downpour Hits The Kingdom. Here's what Jordanians are posting and sharing online, today... http://black-iris.com/2015/11/05/weathering-jordans-erratic-weather/ Link
It has been 15 years since the Second Intifada, and the only thing that's changed in the game is the technology. But that alone, is a game-changer. http://black-iris.com/2015/10/11/this-intifada-will-be-digital/ Link
"Is this our war?" the question many Jordanians have been asking has been answered in the most inconceivably horrific way. We're in it now.
"Who leaves their children in a basement apartment?" said Amman's mayor about the death of two children during last week's floods. While the remark might seem callous, this lack of empathy probably stems from a socioeconomic class divide. http://black-iris.com/2015/11/08/the-socioeconomics-of-bad-weather-in-jordan/ Link