Month: December 2005

Rights group calls for closure of overcrowded Jordanian prison

A leading human rights organisation has called on the government to close the remote Jafr prison, located in an isolated desert area nearly 256 km south of the capital, Amman. "The prison is located in a far away and isolated location that is difficult to reach, and so the inmate loses the opportunity to contact …

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Merry Christmas from the Nation’s capitol

We are off to Virginia tomorrow morning to celebrate Christmas with various assembled family members. I’m really looking forward to the festive season, as Christmas has always been my favorite time of year. I have to admit, though, I’ve never felt as homesick as I’m feeling now. Last year, we had such a wonderful Christmas …

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