Tag: Middle East

  • What if You’re A Cycling Pro in an Unprepared Environment?

      Marah Youssef Friday, June 19, 2020 Originally published on 7iber In 2018, Nader Zuqayba, 53, a former coach of the National Cycling Team, was hit by a car during his morning exercise on his bike. As a result of this accident, Zuqayba was taken to the hospital and underwent an 8-hour surgery, which ended

  • Help Journalists Fight Covid-19 and Save Lives

    Unprecedented. That is the word people use, time and again, to describe the historical moment we are living through with Covid19. And yet we are all navigating it, as best as we can. For amidst the grim daily statistics and stories of tragedy, there is heroism, even joy. And there is a future. We will get

  • JHR joins the Emergency Coalition to support Charities

    Emergency Coalition of Canadian Charities Tel: 416-971-7474 / 416-994-4426 (c/o War Child Canada) March 25, 2020 DELIVERED BY EMAIL Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, PC, MP Prime Minister of Canada Hon. Chrystia Freeland, PC, MP Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Navdeep Bains, PC, MP Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos, PC, MP President of

  • From Edmonton to Amman: A mission to exchange knowledge and shed light on human rights issues

    Originally published on CTV Edmonton on Thursday, March 12, 2020.  By: Sarah Plowman, CTV News Edmonton Sarah was in Jordan to engage with journalists at Ro’ya TV as part of JHR’s expert trainer program with CTV News. I’m halfway around the world but feel right at home. In a story meeting with four journalists from

  • Learning through Mentorship with JHR Jordan

    By Zainab Faqeer, JHR Mentored Journalist in Jordan. The below is a personal reflection written by Jordanian journalist Zainab Faqeer on her experience in being mentored to produce two human rights stories in JHR’s Jordan program. Preparing two stories with Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) was a rich experience. It gave me a more comprehensive

  • Media in Jordan: A reflection

    A reflection by Mohammad Shamma The recent popular protests in Jordan criticized not just a government that many feel are unaware of its citizen’s rights, but also critiqued the currents, parties, and the trade unions as a whole. The recent events occurred after the state’s decision to retract the latest 5% increase in fuel prices.

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