Rights groups slam Jordan’s ending of moratorium on executions

December 22, 2014 12:43 AM

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Rights groups slam Jordan’s ending of moratorium on executions

Human rights groups have criticized Jordan for ending an eight-year moratorium on the country’s death penalty and executing 11 men.

Jordanian Interior Ministry spokesman, Ziyad Zoobi, on Sunday said the men had been executed in the early hours of the day in the capital, Amman.

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