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Jordan: Further information on Death Penalty/Torture/Unfair trial

, Index number: MDE 16/017/2002

Yaser Muhammad Ahmad Salamah Abu Shannar was executed at Swaqa Prison on 4 December, in connection with the killing of Jordanian diplomat Na'ib 'Umran al-Ma'aytah in Beirut in 1994. Yaser Muhammad Ahmad Salamah Abu Shannar had reportedly denied the charges against him and claimed to have confessed under torture during his interrogation.

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