TITLE

Mad Hattar

AUTHOR(S)
Ephron, Dan
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;3/28/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 11/12, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the human rights violations in Jordan. Reference to comments made by political activist Ali Hattar in Jordan against the United States; Report that Hattar criticized the U.S. and called on Jordanians to boycott U.S. products; Statement that Hattar faces up to two years in prison for his anti-American comments; Dilemma faced by the U.S. and Jordon in how to deal with the political activities of non-violent activists such as Hattar; Statement that the repression of anti-American rhetoric in Jordan undermines the United States's remarks about advancing democracy in the Middle East; Description of the political system in Jordan; Criticism of Jordan's human rights violations.
ACCESSION #
16489642

 

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