Lowdown in the Middle East - Jordan, 2004

In April 2004 Lowdown Editor Tony Mack represented Australia at a meeting of ASSITEJ, the international association of theatre for children and young people, in Amman, Jordan.

Arriving at a time of tension for this troubled region - in neighbouring Iraq Western contractors were fleeing the country after numerous killings, there were car bombs in Amman upon his arrival, and the leader of Hamas had just been assassinated a short distance away in the Occupied Territories -  he found Jordan a far different country to how it may be perceived outside the Middle East.

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