PROTEST IN JORDAN - Beirut Editor's Picks, 22 September,2012

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22 Sep 2012 01:00

A mix of hundreds of protestors walk together from Hussein mosque through downtown Amman after Friday prayers, some calling for the release of detained activists who were arrested three weeks ago, while others rally for the government.

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No Repair
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
22 Sep 2012

There will be no fixing of Jordan under the current circumstances, say the protesters, with a sign that reads, "No repair under the grip of security!"

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March from the Mosque
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
22 Sep 2012

Pro-reform protestors march from Amman's Hussein Mosque after Friday prayer

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After the protest
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

One of the pro-government protestors is doused in water by his fellow demonstrators after fighting.

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Police Intervenes
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

A police officer tries to break up the fight between protestors, while other demonstrators and media look on.

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Ideas Clash in Jordan
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

Clashes erupt as protestors call for the release of detained activists during a march from Amman's Hussein Mosque following Friday prayer on September 21, 2012.

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Looking for a hand
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

A police officer gets knocked to the ground while trying to separate the fights between demonstrators.

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Downtown Protest
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

A mix of hundreds of protestors walk together through downtown Amman after Friday noon prayers, some calling for the release of detained activists, while others rally for the government.

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View From Above
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

Jordan police watch the demonstrators from above the street in downtown Amman.

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Free the Detained
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

A protester calls for the release of activists who were arrested three weeks ago, holding a sign that reads, "No political arrests!" "Freedom!"

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From His Shoulders
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

A demonstrator uses his megaphone to drown out the chants from the pro-government protestors, calling for the release of detained activists.

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For The Government
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

Men climb a ladder to shout their support for the government while police officers blocked them from demonstrators on the other side of the street.

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Freedom
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

An protestor in downtown Amman calls for the release of activists who have been jailed for demonstrating.

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What Have You Accomplished?
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

A demonstrator holds a sign mocking Jordan's Prime Minister Fayez al-Tarawneh: "Tarawneh: Raises prices. One Vote. Arrests. Media law."

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Signs Up
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

Hundreds of protesters gather in downtown Amman after Friday noon prayer. Activists mix with pro-government demonstrators, police and media, holding up signs that directed to those arrested in the past three weeks here in Jordan, "Freedom Arrested, You are the first and we will follow you."

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Holding the line
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
21 Sep 2012

Police link arms ahead of the protest marchers. Jordan Police came out in large numbers — at least 200 strong — to ensure the demonstration stayed peaceful. Nonetheless, a few scuffles broke out.

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Chanting loud
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
21 Sep 2012

Two young demonstrators march behind a sign that reads, "No repair under the grip of security."

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Protesting in Peace
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
21 Sep 2012

Friday's pro-reform demonstration, which drew about 300 protestors, was largely peaceful save for a few minor scuffles that broke out with pro-government supporters

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Held up
AMMAN, Jordan
By MattKauffman
21 Sep 2012

A reform protestor is held by police after a tussle broke out up a side street after the demonstration had ended.

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All together now
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
21 Sep 2012

Protestors sang loud and proud despite an increase in detainment of those criticizing the government, they said.

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Change the system
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
21 Sep 2012

Protesters displayed signs and shouted slogans on a variety of subjects, from what they said was an increasing crackdown on freedom of expression to championing causes like free healthcare and free education

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Follow the leader
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
21 Sep 2012

Demonstrators march away from Hussein Mosque Friday afternoon.

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Hands Up
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

Demonstrators walk together in downtown Amman, calling for the release of activists who have been arrested in the past three weeks.