Torture rampant in Jordan’s prisons, report says
3:22 PM PDT, October 8, 2008
An investigation was launched. But, as with numerous other cases, there are doubts about whether Jordanian authorities will hold prison officials accountable for the alleged torture and death, according to a lengthy report published Wednesday by Human Rights Watch.
Jordanian Prison where some of the torture and killings take place on a regular basis.
In the 95-page report, “Torture and Impunity in Jordan’s Prisons,” the New York-based watchdog organization accused the Jordanian government of failing to prevent extensive human rights violations of inmates, often political dissidents or government opponents.