Jordanian Youth Movement Launches Online Petition Against “Constitutional Patches”, Faces Cyber Attack
Jordanian youth movement has launched online petition 7erakjo.org rejecting the proposed Jordanian constitutional amendments and in demand for a comprehensive reform.
The activists are demanding to amend Jordan’s constitution in ways that would bring a completely elected parliament as right now half the parliament is appointed by the king, bring a parliamentary elected government, right now it is appointed by the king, and to bring guarantees for public freedom.
In about 2 hours of its launch the petition got 142 people signed-up, the movement page on facebook said that the website has been under intrusion attempts from “suspicious parties” but the site is back to work now. This campaign coincide with the start of the Jordan parliament to discuss and approve these “patches”,” according to the movement.