Media Outlets and Candidates violate the electoral media blackout

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Media Outlets and Candidates violate the electoral media blackout
The Integrity Coalition for Elections Observation confirms the lack of commitment of many media outlets and candidates regarding stopping campaigning during the electoral media blackout which started by the end of Sunday 18 March 2016. This is a violation of article (3) of the executive instructions number (7) for the year 2016 which regulate the electoral campaigns, it is also a violation of the instructions of the Jordanian Media Commission which was issued on 18 March 2016.
The observers recorded electoral advertisements in daily newspapers, radio stations and TV channels, additionally the lists and candidates continued their campaigning activities by sending SMS and distributing printed materials and organizing rallies.

The elections observation project is funded by the European Union

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