News Alerts

19 Aug 2020 | 10:28 PM UTC

Jordan: Security forces detain protesters in Jerash on August 19

Jordan News Alert

Jordanian security forces detain protesters in Jerash on August 19; further protests likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/19/2020, 12:00 AM until 8/22/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Amman). COUNTRY/REGION Jerash

Event

Security forces in the city of Jerash reportedly detained dozens of protesters on Wednesday evening, August 19. The protesters had gathered to demonstrate against the arrest of several leaders of the Teacher's Syndicate union as well as the government's decision to suspend the union's operations.

Further protests over the issue are likely in the near term.  

Advice

Individuals in Jerash are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all public demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news