Trafficking in persons

Case No. 2644/2010

Fact Summary

The defendant Ali Syah Ahmed tried to illegally transport several Egyptians from Jordan to Syria in October 2010. He was caught by the Jordanian armed forces and arrested, and the Egyptian persons were able to escape.

The Court convicted the defendant of human trafficking and sentenced him to 6 months in prison, as the act committed falls under the definition of human trafficking in the Jordanian Law on Combating Human Trafficking (Article 3).

Author:
The Protection Project

Keywords

Trafficking in Persons Protocol:
Article 3, Trafficking in Persons Protocol
Article 5, Trafficking in Persons Protocol
Acts:
Transportation
Transfer
Means:
Threat or use of force or other forms of coercion
Deception
Form of Trafficking:
Transnational

Cross-Cutting Issues

Liability

... for

• attempt

... as involves

• principal offender(s)

Offending

Involved Countries

Jordan

Syrian Arab Republic

Victims / Plaintiffs in the first instance

Victim:
Several unidentified males
Gender:
Male
Nationality:
Egyptian

Defendants / Respondents in the first instance

Defendant:
Ali Syah Ahmen
Gender:
Male
Nationality:
Jordanian

Charges / Claims / Decisions

Defendant:
Ali Syah Ahmen
Verdict:
Guilty
Charge / Claim:

Human trafficking

Legislation / Statute / Code:

Law on Combating Human Trafficking, Article 3

Term of Imprisonment:
 6 Months
 
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