No let-up in Jordan's book censorship policy

Government persists with decades-long ban on literature deemed sensitive or challenging on wide range of topics.

    In Jordan, one thing has not changed over many decades and that is government censorship of books.

    Authorities continue to ban the sale and import of some books they consider sensitive or challenging on a wide range of topics.

    Al Jazeera's Nisreen El-Shamayleh reports from Amman.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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