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Jordan: Death penalty/Torture/Unfair Trial - Khader Abu Hosher and Usama Husni Kamel Sammar

, Index number: MDE 16/005/2000

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 held in prolonged incommunicado detention and had allegedly been tortured. Amnesty International is concerned that Khader Abu Hosher and Usama Husni Kamel Sammar are at risk of execution.

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