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NCHR hails interior minister’s decision to suspend ‘house arrest’

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(Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — The National Center for Human Rights (NCHR), on Friday, contended that the decision by Interior Minister Mazen Faraya to suspend police surveillance and house arrest for three months, with the exception of some cases that are deemed dangerous, a positive step to limit the application of such law.اضافة اعلان

According to the Jordan News Agency, Petra, in a statement, the NCHR added that the decision is in line with the initial demands raised by the center, urging to abide by the procedures for arrest in accordance with the general rules.

The NCHR, according to Ad-Dustour newspaper, also stressed its view regarding the Crime Prevention Law No.7 for the year 1954 and which, according to the center, must be abolished.

The statement also highlighted the NCHR’s recommendations that were included in its 17th annual report of 2021 on situations where the Crime Prevention Law can be applicable pending its abolishment.  

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