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Al-Jazeera journalist detained in Amman over custody dispute

A veteran Al-Jazeera correspondent has been arrested in Amman, Jordan, for refusing to give up custody of her 5-year-old daughter.

Eight hours ago, Rula Amin, posted the news of her arrest with the following tweet: “#rula amin being arrested by police in amman demanding I give up my 5 year old daughter.” There has been no further correspondence from Amin.

Speaking to The Daily Star, a colleague and close friend of Amin, Mysa Khalaf, said Amin was being held in a woman’s detention center in Amman but had not yet been charged.

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