NCHR presents 2021 Jordan human rights report to Parliament

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AMMAN — Senate President Faisal Fayez received the 18th annual report on human rights in Jordan for the year 2021 on Thursday, affirming the Senate’s support for efforts made by the National Center for Human Rights (NCHR).اضافة اعلان

Fayez said Senate will examine the report and develop recommendations to discuss taking any necessary legislative measures with the government.

NCHR Chair Samar Hajj Hassan presented the report to Fayez, who highlighted the report’s "transparency and integrity” as reflecting the NCHR’s efforts to advance Jordan's human rights situation and address any abuses in cooperation with the concerned authorities.

This effort, Fayez noted, comes in parallel with the hard work of the Kingdom's national institutions to advance human rights conditions, with Jordan's Constitution and laws strengthening these rights.

The Senate president called on the center to implement His Majesty King Abdullah's directives to strengthen the rule of law and promote concepts of justice, equality, and integrity.

Parliamentary focus on human rightsLower House Speaker Ahmed Al-Safadi also received the 18th annual report on human rights in Jordan for the year 2021 on Thursday, commenting on the “remarkable” focus that Parliament gives to human rights in Jordan.

The Lower House committees will examine the report's recommendations and follow up on its observations, in line with Royal directives, Safadi said.

Hajj Hassan presented the report to Safadi, who expressed appreciation for the center's efforts to assess the national human rights situation.

For her part, Hajj Hassan highlighted the Lower House's role in encouraging the modernization of Jordan's legislative system, promoting human rights, and strengthening rule of law in a bid to implement King Abdullah’s vision to achieve more comprehensive reforms.

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