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Jordanian protest group sets up camp in Amman

Suha Philip Ma’ayeh    Last Updated: Mar 25, 2011

A Jordanian protester shouts slogans during a demonstration in Amman by hundreds of people, mostly university students or unemployed graduates.

AMMAN // Several hundred protesters set up a camp in central Amman,Jordan‘s capital, yesterday, pledging to stay there in an Egypt-style sit-in until promised reforms are carried out by the government.

“Revolutions happen in turns and Jordan’s turn is next,” demonstrators chanted on Wednesday as scores of policemen stood by in Abdul Nasir square. Continue reading