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Jordan: Death penalty / torture: Montasser Rajab Abu-Zaid

, Index number: MDE 16/011/1996

On 23 November 1996 the Jordanian Criminal Court sentenced the above to death following his conviction on murder charges. Montasser Rajab Abu-Zaid alleges that he and his wife were beaten and deprived of sleep while held in preventive detention in the police station in Salt, during which time he made a confession.

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