Jordan: Prime Minister Orders Withdrawal of Books that Don’t Conform to Jordanian Values

Jordan: Prime Minister Orders Withdrawal of Books that Don’t Conform to Jordanian Values News developments

Jordan: Prime Minister Orders Withdrawal of Books that Don’t Conform to Jordanian Values

Jordan News Agency, 30 November 2022: Jordan’s Prime Minister has instructed the Minister of Culture to conduct a review of all novels and literary works on sale in the country and to withdraw any publications that ‘fail to conform to values, customs and traditions of Jordanian society, and the nation’s principles’. 

The Prime Minister directed the relevant authorities total the necessary measures against such violations in accordance with current legislation. 

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