Hussein Hazza' Majali
: حسين هزاع المجالي
(24 January 1960)
is a Jordanian general
and a former minister who served as Jordan's Interior Minister and Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs from 30 March 2013 to 17 May 2015.
Early life and education
He was born in Amman
in 1960, the year his father Prime Minister Hazza' Majali
was assassinated. His brother, former deputy prime minister Ayman Majali
currently serves as a member of the Jordanian parliament.
Majali worked in many military positions, progressing to the rank of major general
. Most notably, he held the position of the commandant of Royal Guards at the time of the late King Hussein
. He was decommissioned in 2002. He was appointed in 2005 as the ambassador of Jordan to Bahrain
, a position he held until ٍ9 September 2010 when he was commissioned as the commandant of public security forces, after Lieutenant General
Mazen Al-Qadi was decommissioned.
On 13 December the same year, Majali was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general
He resigned on 17 May 2015 after a police raid in the city of Ma'an
, of which civilians accused the security forces of using excessive force.
The head of police, Tawfik al-Tawabla and the head of the gendarmerie Ahmed al-Swelmin were retired after the incident.
Majali was replaced as Minister by Salameh Hammad
on 19 May.
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- ^ "Interior minister resigns". The Jordan Times. 17 May 2015. Retrieved 22 May 2015.
- ^ "Jordan's interior minister steps down over 'heavy-handed' raid". Deutsche Welle. 17 May 2015. Retrieved 22 May 2015.
- ^ "Salameh Hammad appointed interior minister". The Jordan Times. 19 May 2015. Retrieved 22 May 2015.
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