Violence and arbitrary arrest of journalist covering sit-in
16 May 2021
The actor of the backlash
The form of backlash
Rights at stake and state’s obligations
16 May 2021: Jordanian security forces forcibly stopped journalist Hiba Abu Taha from covering a sit-in at Al-Kalouti mosque, pushing her and smashing her phone, before arresting her. She was released the following day. Hiba Abu Taha has written on transgender issues for MyKali, an LGBTQ magazine.