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On The King’s Agenda for Reform in Jordan: The American ESL Center, A Professional Nightmare, Video)

January 21, 2017 Leave a comment

Abu Khais, American ESL Center, American Language Preparation Center, Amman Jordan, Anthony Smith, EdExcel, ETS, Immigration Fraud, Kara Murphy, King Abdullah II, Laura Kalb, Max Marin, Miles Shelley, Nihad Kannan, Queen Rania, Sands National Academy, TOEFL, Zina Habib

Source: On The King’s Agenda for Reform in Jordan: The American ESL Center, A Professional Nightmare, Video)

Jordan’s Failing Security and Xenophobia Muffles Syrian Abuse and Neglect

September 18, 2016 Leave a comment

Republished from NSNBC  Siraj Davis (nsnbc) :

Below is an interview with an elderly Syrian wife and mother, whose handicapped husband was forcefully kidnapped from their peaceful home, humiliatingly tied to a tree in broad daylight, and publicly whipped without interruption with several strokes of a belt. Their adolescent daughter witnessed this shameful unjustifiable tragedy. Insult to injury, the ‘unbiased’ Jordanian government sought ‘compromise’ with no criminal prosecution against the landlord who committed this unconscionable offense. She is one of seven Syrian families victimized by this same landlord in Salt, Jordan.

Source: Jordan’s Failing Security and Xenophobia Muffles Syrian Abuse and Neglect

GSK Investigating Claims of Bribery in Jordan

April 22, 2016 Leave a comment

Republished from Reuters The GlaxoSmithKline logo is seen at the entrance of a building in Luxembourg, September 10, 2013. Picture taken September 10, 2013 REUTERS/YVES HERMAN GlaxoSmithKline (GSK.…

Source: GSK Investigating Claims of Bribery in Jordan

The Grim Conditions of Jordan’s Immigration Detention Camps. Blatant Human Rights Violations An Expat’s Perspective

April 21, 2016 Leave a comment

Source: The Grim Conditions of Jordan’s Immigration Detention Camps. Blatant Human Rights Violations An Expat’s Perspective

The palpable testimonies from the casualties of King Abdullah II’s obtuse immigration laws and detention camps touched my heart deeply in an indescribably sad manner. Some of these twice-victimized prisoners-forgotten and unloved,-were under the callous sponsorship of abusive employers who discreetly beat and pugnaciously locked them in tiny apartments, after illegally confiscating their passports. Silence was demanded by employers via threatening their employees with endless imprisonment. Others were capriciously sold off as property or sheep to a different employer without consent, separating dear friends and family. Others were reprimanded with imprisonment and deportation after complaining that their salaries were unpaid for months and even years. Many were refused the very labor contracts assured to them by employers, which inevitably resulted in their imprisonment. One Egyptian was incarcerated because he equally traded insult with insult, against a single Jordanian antagonist.

These were not criminals! They were the indigent all of the real prophets of old respected and defended. They were innocent victims crushed within a cold machinery of corruption in Jordan! They were innocuous victims without the heroes and heroines of today, to grant them real justice.

LETTER FROM JORDAN: KINGDOM OF CORRUPTION

April 15, 2016 Leave a comment

Republished from the Nation:    Poetry as political manifesto has a long history in the Arab world. The Prophet Mohammed frequently won over converts to Islam with elegant recitals. Caliphs of…

Source: LETTER FROM JORDAN: KINGDOM OF CORRUPTION

Bedouin tribes accuse Jordan’s Queen Rania of corruption Criticism comes at a difficult time for the monarchy, whose authority has been sapped by growing political unrest

April 15, 2016 Leave a comment

Republished from the Guardian:    In an unprecedented move the leaders of Jordan’s main Bedouin tribes have published an open letter addressed to King Abdullah II accusing his wife, Quee…

Source: Bedouin tribes accuse Jordan’s Queen Rania of corruption Criticism comes at a difficult time for the monarchy, whose authority has been sapped by growing political unrest

Our Own Way: Music Video for Syrian Refugees in Amman Jordan

April 11, 2016 Leave a comment

Finally, as Ronald Moon declared in the introduction of this video when asked why he capriciously released his own youtube video, “it’s reality.” But reality, sincerity, and honesty; traits ideological systems uphold as an apotheosis to the definition of character, are sometimes, maybe even often, not appreciated in developing nations. There are pernicious entities within Jordan, which shamelessly seek to atrophy free speech and thought via extra-judicial means of deportation, torture, harassment, discrediting bloggers and journalists, and false imprisonment.
 
They in consequence, are guilty of the torment Syrian victims and others within Jordan endure.And they also, like octopuses that indulge in eating their own species and itself, stop the progress and destroy the international esteem of that which they claim to love and espouse, Islam and Palestine and Jordan. A new globalized world.
 
In order to diminish corruption which detrimentally affects the aid to Syrian victims and reduces the public’s faith in Jordan’s government, to lower the extremist threat within Jordan, and to protect Syrians within Jordan; the following should be considered:
 
The manipulation of foreign aid to Jordan to coerce cooperation and protection of modern values and human rights for its citizens and ‘asylees’ and to ‘seriously’ battle extremism. The internet censorship and press freedom has been slowly deteriorating every year in Jordan. No one can report the truth.
 
More supervisory mechanisms for the aid to Jordan against extractive institutions and individuals.
 
More serious reforms against extremism within the education, government, and security institutions within Jordan.
 
More cooperation between intelligence agencies on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.
 
Also, these extremist entities within the aforementioned sectors of Jordanian society not only threaten Western interests, but are diverting funds away from asylees/refugees to their own pockets and recruiting asylees/refugees into Jabhat Al Nusra or Daaesh recruits.
 
A large media campaign to place a human face on Syrians and to admonish and to abolish corruption.
 
More jobs and educational programs for Jordanians along with heightened interational investment dependent pon achievements above.
 
Require religious sheikhs to be licensed within Jordan.
 
We can not say it is ‘their’ HILL and ‘their’ laws when they cup their hands out in cadging demand for OUR tax money. Not when the extremism embroiled within their lands find its way to our shores! To our infrastructure. Human rights are NOT cultural, national, nor religious, they are HUMAN. And every prudent nation across this beautiful world MUST abide by these norms or such horrid microcosms of civilization, order, security; will potentially and inevitably places us all in harm’s black and white grasp. Regardless if they temporarily serve a purpose to our National Security directives, there are heuristics which must be enforced for aid we give to other nations.
 

The following music video was produced/directed by Collective Consciousness productions and stars rappers Taiyo “Siraj” Davis, Ahmed Habjoqa, Ali and entails authentic stories from the …

Source: Our Own Way: Music Video for Syrian Refugees in Amman Jordan

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