Victims of trafficking gain access to legal aid under new agreement

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AMMAN — The Ministry of Justice and the Jordan Bar Association have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to provide legal aid for victims of human trafficking.اضافة اعلان

The agreement was signed by Secretary-General for Judicial Affairs Saed Al-Louzi and Bar Association president Yahya Abu Aboud. Louzi was deputizing for Minister of Justice Ahmed Ziadat, who also serves as president of the National Committee for the Prevention of Human Trafficking.

The memorandum seeks to ensure that victims of human trafficking can obtain legal advice and representation through institutionalizing legal aid services, Lawzi said.

According to Abu Aboud, the MoU establishes the roles of the Ministry of Justice and the Bar Association in guaranteeing access to justice, in according with the standard operating procedures for human trafficking cases.

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