Protection of Human Rights under the Criminal Justice System of Jordan “An Analytical & Comparative Study”

Raed S A Faqir, Muddather J. Abu Karaki


The current study deals with the issue of protection of human rights of both offenders and victims of crimes under the criminal justice system of Jordan. It tries to explain the problematic issues concerning the efforts of humanizing the criminal justice administration in Jordan by focusing on series of procedural rights of the parties to criminal adversary under national criminal legislation in Jordan in comparison with international rules and principles that regulate the fair trial. The present study concludes that the current justice system of Jordan should be reformed to be more humanized, and for this many strategies were advocated as regard the role of judicial police, public prosecutors and judges, as well as number of recommendations were made finally to enhance the judicial reform in Jordan to be in harmony with international standers.

Keywords: Human Rights, Procedural rights, Criminal Trial, Criminal Legislation in Jordan   

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