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April 9, 2006

Jordanian Press Association will punish any journalist who visits Israel

The Jordanian Press Association said on Saturday that it will punish any journalist who visits Israel. The group had previously decided to ban normalization of relations with Israel. Responding to reports that a group of Jordanian journalists was going to participate in a seminar at Israel's Haifa University, the organization released a statement saying that, "The JPA council will inflict deterrent punishment on journalists who violate its decision that bans any form of normalization [with Israel]." Both the JPA and the Arab Press Association have enacted rules that "prohibit all forms of normalization with the Zionist entity.
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Posted by Doc at April 9, 2006 8:12 AM

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