Activists on the communication sites launched a violent attack on the Jordanian lawyer Tariq Abu Al-Ragheb, after everyone was surprised by his appointment as head of the Audiovisual Media Authority, which is the highest official media body in the Kingdom, after he was affiliated with the opposition.
Why are we surprised about the appointment of lawyer Tariq Abu Al-Ragheb? We are the longevity of the positions that are distributed in such a way and the length of his life that I talk a lot, and someone in his account is waiting for a reward in two dimensions
Its age, our country, and our age
– laila Ebraheem 23🌹🇯🇴🇯🇴 (@LailaIbraheem23) May 3, 2021
The appointment of Abu Al-Ragheb caused widespread controversy in Jordan, where activists believe that the consumer scenario pursued by governments is being repeated by attracting Prime Time Zone who are popularly accepted.
It is mentioned that Tariq Abu Al-Ragheb was appointed on 2/5/2021
Director General of the Media Authority
Will he still demand the abolition of independent bodies?
Knowing that the independent bodies are one of the most important reasons for the increase in debt in Jordan
These are jobs created to satisfy some officials and some opponents #Jordan #the happy farm pic.twitter.com/ctqdMzOuqR
– Ibrahim Hiyasat (@IbrahemHyasat) May 3, 2021
This is in the hope of convincing the street of its justifications and transforming the front of denunciation and condemnation within the ranks of the opposition.
One of the accounts wrote sarcastically about Abu Ragheb’s justification for denying him after his appointment: (From the sayings of Abu Al-Ragheb, the Ayatollah, may God sanctify his soul and his knees, and what is below him on the occasion of the new position, “State flags, not government flags.)
From the sayings of Abu Al-Ragheb, Ayatollah, may God sanctify his soul, pincer, and what is below it on the occasion of the new position
“State flags, not government flags”
The appointment of Tariq Abu Al-Ragheb as director of the Media Commission violates the constitution and the leadership jobs system #No_for the house arrest of Prince Hamza pic.twitter.com/zbe0X6tJaM
The Jordanian Progressive Intellectual Movement (@ JordanianOrgan1) May 3, 2021
Stressing that the appointment of Tariq Abu Al-Ragheb as director of the Media Authority violates the constitution and the job system.
Many analysts believe that Abu Ragheb is not an opponent, as he does not belong to any movement, party, or opposition movement.
He is only a critic of official policies and not everyone who criticizes the opposition.
Dina Alam Farraj wrote criticizing the contradiction of al-Ragheb: (If a person calls for the abolition of the media and independent bodies and demands fair employment, and the same person appoints a director of a commission without announcing the vacancy and without competition. What do you think Tariq Abu al-Ragheb’s life would have been? Independent)
If someone calls for the abolition of the independent media and organizations, and demands fair employment
The same person appoints a director of a commission without announcing the vacancy and without competition
What do you think Tariq Abu Al-Ragheb life could have been? #Bas_pulses
Our dialogue body for today, since we are all independent 😂😂
– Dima Alam Farrag (@ deema22) May 3, 2021
According to analysts, he may oppose Abu Ragheb by exploiting issues of public concern in search of the position.
– Anas Al-Jamal (@Anas_A_Aljamal) May 3, 2021
Pointing out that he is not the only person who attracted the government, there are a number of opponents or critics of official policies who became ministers in previous governments.
Tariq Abu Al-Ragheb
With regard to the issue of appointment, “Iheqqaq Advocates, Studies and Consultations” organization said that the decision contravenes the provisions of the Jordanian constitution, and contravenes the provisions of the United Nations Convention against Corruption.
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Likewise, the decision also contravenes the provisions of the appointment system for leadership positions.
She explained that the position of the General Manager of the Media Authority is considered one of the top public leadership positions, and it is classified as one of the second group jobs of the higher category.
It is a function that consumes public money and targets the public good. It should be selected in a regular competition after it is announced.
On the other hand, the Director General of the New Media Authority sent a message to critics of his appointment to the position, considering that criticism “is a great incentive to work hard and provide the best so that they retract their criticism.”
Abu Al-Ragheb said that he would leave the work and achievement to speak, in order to reach the information and deny the rumor to highlight the negatives of the correction and all of that to serve the great title (state media and not government media. “
The Council of Ministers, in its session held yesterday evening, Sunday, headed by Prime Minister Dr. Bishr Al-Khasawneh, decided to appoint Tariq Khalil Musa Abu Al-Ragheb as Director General of the Media Authority.
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