May 26, 2009

Guests of the Governor

Administrative Detention Undermines the Rule of Law in Jordan

I. Summary
II. Methodology
III. Recommendations
To the Government of Jordan
IV. The Crime Prevention Law..
V. Misuse of Detention
Women in “Protective” Custody
Other Victims of Violence
Foreigners
VI. Abuse of Power
Crime Prevention or Social Policy?
VII. Circumventing Criminal Procedure
Cases
VIII. Due Process Violations
Unilateral Decisions
Challenging Lawfulness of Detention
Locked Up Indefinitely
Petitions and Hunger Strikes
IX. International Standards
Acknowledgments
Appendix: The Crime Prevention Law