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Jordan: Death penalty
22 August 2001

The four men were sentenced to death on 19 August. The judgement is "irreversible", and no appeal can be made against it. Now the men's only hope ...

Urgent Action       MDE 16/006/2001

Jordan: Further information on death Penalty/Torture/Legal ...
8 August 2001

Badr Ramadan Sha'th has won his appeal against his death sentence and will be re-tried. The Court of Cassation ruled that the Criminal Court had not ...

Urgent Action       MDE 16/005/2001

Jordan: Amnesty International deplores State Security Court ...
24 July 2001

25 July 2001. AI Index MDE 16/003/2001 - News Service Nr. 129. News Flash. Jordan: Amnesty International deplores State ...

Press Release       MDE 16/003/2001

Jordan: Death Penalty/Torture/Legal concern, Badr Ramadan ...
24 July 2001

Badr Ramadan Sha'th was sentenced to death in May 2001 following an unfair trial and reports of torture. He is now held in Swaqa Prison. An appeal ...

Urgent Action       MDE 16/004/2001

Jordan: Amnesty International calls for a new chance for ...
24 April 2001

25 April 2001. AI Index MDE 16/002/2001 - News Service Nr. 74. Jordan: Amnesty International calls for a new chance for justice. ...

Press Release       MDE 16/002/2001

Jordan/Iraq: Forcible return / fear of torture / fear of execution ...
11 April 2001

'Abd al-Ridha Jazi' al-Ibrahimi an Iraqi, who has been living in Jordan since 1983, is at risk of being forcibly returned to Iraq, where he faces torture or ...

Urgent Action       MDE 16/001/2001

Jordan: Further information on death Penalty/Torture/Legal ...
12 December 2000

Bilal Musa was hanged at dawn on 7 December at Swaqa prison, after the King approved his death sentence. He was convicted of 12 murders, after ...

Urgent Action       MDE 16/006/2000

Jordan: Death penalty/Torture/Unfair Trial - Khader Abu ...
19 September 2000

On 18 September eight people were sentenced to death, six in absentia, and 14 to imprisonment by the Jordanian State Security Court. Some had been ...

Urgent Action       MDE 16/005/2000

Jordan: Death Penalty/Torture/Legal concern: Bilal Musa
2 August 2000

Bilal Musa has been convicted of 11 murders, and is awaiting trial for a twelth, after which his death sentence will be passed to the King for ratification ...

Urgent Action       MDE 16/004/2000

Jordan: Further information on death penalty: Muhammad ' ...
18 October 1999

Muhammad 'Abed Hussein was hanged at dawn at Swaqa prison on 17 October 1999. He had been sentenced to death in 1998 after the criminal court ...

Urgent Action       MDE 16/016/1999