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Jordan

Author: Froukje Bos
Publisher: New York, NY : Filmakers Library, 1997.
Series: Women in the Arab World, 2; Filmakers Library online.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Toucan Faisal of Jordan is the first and only woman in the Jordanian parliament. A former television personality, she decided to go into government to rectify the abuses her investigative reports uncovered. Though publicly decried by the fundamentalist Muslim Brotherhood, she refuses to be intimidated as she speaks out for human rights and democracy. There are constant threats against her life and for a time there  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary
Streaming videos
Named Person: Toujan Faisal; Toujan Faisal
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Froukje Bos
OCLC Number: 747799471
Language Note: English.
Target Audience: For College; Adult audiences.
Description: 1 online resource (26 min.).
Series Title: Women in the Arab World, 2; Filmakers Library online.
Responsibility: directed by Froukje Bos.

Abstract:

Toucan Faisal of Jordan is the first and only woman in the Jordanian parliament. A former television personality, she decided to go into government to rectify the abuses her investigative reports uncovered. Though publicly decried by the fundamentalist Muslim Brotherhood, she refuses to be intimidated as she speaks out for human rights and democracy. There are constant threats against her life and for a time there was even a fatwa against her. But her convictions compel her to continue her crusade.

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