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Barakat promoted to highest Judicial Council rank

By JT - Sep 14,2017 - Last updated at Sep 14,2017

AMMAN — The Judicial Council on Thursday promoted Judge Ihsan Zuhdi Barakat to the highest rank, making her the first woman to reach the highest position in the judiciary.

Barakat assumed several posts before, including judicial inspector, judge at the Amman Court of Appeal and president of the Arab Women’s Legal Network, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

She was the first woman to be appointed as Amman’s attorney general and the first female to chair the West Amman Court. 



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