Hurreiyat.com : A platform for young and creative Jordanian voices

The word “Hurreiyat” is the Arabic word meaning freedoms. With the addition of the “com” the combination sound of the two words in Arabic means “Your Freedoms.” Hurreiyat.com is a space for creative young voices and minds in Jordan to discuss, exchange, and celebrate their individual freedoms. Through "Hurreiyat.com" you can find videos and podcasts that might stimulate and attract your mind, discussing trendy and timely topics. You can also participate and join like-minded individuals to exchange thoughts and ideas on interesting topics.

You can enjoy watching our videos and listening to our podcasts all in one place, here on Hurreiyat.com

Can we talk? - Social #taboos and freedom of expression

This video series tackled social taboos. We questioned the extent to which certain taboos can be freely discussed in Jordanian society. To know more, watch below our vox pop, satire sketch, and discussion videos.

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Is there a place for her? - Political participation of women

This video series tackled the conditions of female political participation in Jordan. We tried to dig into the reasons why the percentage of female politicians is low compared to their male counterparts. To know more, watch below our vox pop, satire sketch, and discussion videos. You can also listen to our podcast with Dr. Lina Jerzawi to learn about the opportunities for female Jordanians in the political scene.

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Does it really matter? - Rule of Law

Certain events and actions of individuals make one question the power of rule of law. We tackled in our videos and podcasts the phenomenon of 'wasta' (Arabic word for nepotism,) we also tackled the means to enhance accountability and transparency in democratic countries; all from a young perspective.

Listen to our podcast 'ٌRule of law: Who preserves it?' and our videos to know more.

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Why is it threatening? - Media disinformation

Among various threats to democracies around the world, media disinformation is the biggest. In our daily life, especially post-covid-19 virus, misleading information (and sharing them) can lead to dramatic events. In this video series, we have touched the depth of peoples awareness around the topic, we saw examples of how cruel disinformation can be in the satire sketch, and also learnt about authoritarian regimes that use disinformation as a tool to mislead it's people in the discussion video. Watch the videos below to learn more.

If you prefer podcasts, listen to this informative, yet interesting talk with experts in journalism and media education to learn about both the practical and the academic aspects of disinformation in Jordan and the Arab countries.

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Participants of Hurreiyat.com Discussions think that...

Hurreiyat.com discussions gave me the freedom to share my opinion on trending topics without any fear of being judged or labeled by others. It's rare to find such spaces for dialogue in our society.

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Mohammad 32, Amman

Attending these discussions helped me understand others and become more accepting. They gave me more perspective on how people can have differing opinions about pretty much everything.

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Rawan 21, Irbid Governorate

I am really happy to participate in those discussions where I found a space to share my thoughts with others who accepted and respected my views. I also met new friends of different cultural backgrounds and exchanged with them on various topics.

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Hawraa 27, Amman

These discussions were filled with fruitful and insightful talks, felt like a safe space to share, free of judgment.

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Ahmed 22, Irbid Governorate

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Hurreiyat.com comes as a partnership with the Jordanian Shezomedia platform. We have cooperated with Sowt, the Jordanian podcasting platform, to work on the productions of the audio content. Concerning the community discussions, Shams Community, the Jordanian safe space for youth discussions, is our long-standing stakeholder creating and organizing sessions, hoping to enhance the culture of dialogue and group learning experiences.