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Jordan: Death Penalty: Muhammad 'Abeb Hussein

, Index number: MDE 16/010/1999

In June the Court of Cassation upheld the death penalty imposed on Muhammad ‘Abed Hussein. The Criminal Court had recently found him guilty of murdering his wife in a forest in Deir ‘Ala. The death penalty will only be implemented if it is ratified by King ‘Abdallah bin Hussein.

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