Trafficking in persons

Case No. 2105/2009

Fact Summary

The defendant travelled to Baghdad, Iraq and sold his kidney for 3000 dollars. He was arrested in Baghdad, as selling an organ for money is prohibited under Articles 10 and 4/c of the Jordanian Law on the Utilization of Human Organs.

The Court sentenced the defendant to one year in prison.

Author:
The Protection Project

Cross-Cutting Issues

Liability

... for

• completed offence

Offending

Involved Countries

Iraq

Jordan

Defendants / Respondents in the first instance

Defendant:
F.M.A.A.D.
Gender:
Male
Nationality:
Jordanian

Charges / Claims / Decisions

Defendant:
F.M.A.A.D.
Verdict:
Guilty
Charge / Claim:

Donating an organ in exchange for money

Legislation / Statute / Code:

Articles 11 and 4/c of the Law on the Utilization of Human Organs

Term of Imprisonment:
1 year
 
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