Man of the Law Breaks the Law

A woman, considered by the public to be of the lower class, was sexually assaulted by an upper class man from a rival family. Jordanian law on the matter is clear; the rapist is to be punished...

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Stories of rule of law in Jordan

Youth in Fighting against Corruption

I will always remember one course I took in university which was ‘Introduction to Politics’ –safe to say it was an elective course considering that I am studying engineering, so it was refreshing to...

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Jordan Youth

The Foundation for Freedom Keeps Its Promises

Liberal quotations and visual mementos from 60 years of foundation work are hanging from the ceiling in the huge former factory hall of the STATION Berlin. History meets modernity. To remember the...

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„Die Stiftung für die Freiheit hält, was sie verspricht.“

Our Declaration on Human Rights

It is time for us to redouble our efforts in support of liberal basic values, of democracy and civil liberties – of our human rights. We have to do this with courage, conviction and passion in...

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FNF Declaration on Human Rights

The future of the Arab European Cooperation – New Perspectives

While the liberal consensus undergoes rising threats from various sides globally, such conditions create an urge for liberals of the world to gather and brainstorm solutions to the challenges facing...

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The Liberal Manifesto 2017

With this new Manifesto, we Liberals reaffirm the principles of the 1947 Oxford Manifesto and refine them for the times in which we live, by stating what as Liberals we believe, and what we are...

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Liberal Manifesto MENA

Karl-Heinz Paqué succeeds Wolfgang Gerhardt

The Board of Trustees of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom elected a new board at its meeting in the beginning of March 2018, whose four-year term begins on the 26th September.

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New Board of FNF

Five Limits to Women’s Freedom in the Arab World

While many people around the world, including researchers and women’s rights advocates, interpret Islam as the main reason why Arab women are limited in, or even deprived from, their fundamental...

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Ulrich Niemann Accompanies the German Federal President on a Middle East Trip

German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has recently completed his state visits to Jordan and Lebanon. He was, among others, accompanied by a delegation of the German political foundations.

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A Balance of Giving and Taking?

The Facebook Journalism Project is the social networks’ attempt of “being more proactive in working with journalists”, explains Fares Akkad. Through the creation of new tools, story-telling formats,...

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