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  • Status: Closed
  • Thematic area: Independent and social media platforms
  • Country: Jordan
  • Year approved:2015

Political Satire without Limits- Al Hudood

  • Name of organisation / initiative supported: Alhudood Satirical News Network
  • Start date: 1 April 2015
  • End date: 31 May 2016

Initiative summary:

EED’s core support will enable Al Hudood (“the limits”, in Arabic), a non-registered organisation, to continue publishing satirical political articles on its website.

Set up in 2014, with EED support, Al Hudood organised 10 workshops to train young people to write satirical political articles whilst avoiding legal repercussions. During the first year of activity, Al Hudood has produced 184 articles, 20 polls, 50 flash news, 10 workshops and one media event. It has reached close to 1 million persons through its 12780 likes on Facebook, and its revamped website has almost 200,000 readers.

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