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Ministry of Justice
وزارة العدل
Al-Nasr Street
Telephone: +963-11-2214105
Current minister Hisham al-Shaar
Headquarters Damascus
Website www.moj.gov.sy

The Ministry of Justice (Arabic: وزارة العدل‎) is a government ministry office of the Syrian Arab Republic, responsible for judicial affairs in Syria.

List of ministers (Post-1920 when Kingdom of Syria was proclaimed)Edit

  • Jalal al-Zahdi (March 1920 – September 1920)
  • Badih Mu'ayyad al-Azm[1] (September 1920 – June 1922)
  • Ata Bey al-Ayyubi[1] (June 1922 – May 1926)
  • Yusuf al-Hakim[2] (May 1926 – February 1928)
  • Zaki al-Khatib (February 1928 – November 1931)
  • Mazhar Raslan[1] (June 1932 – June 1933) [referred to as the Minister of Justice and Education]
  • Suleiman Jokhadar (June 1933 – May 1934)
  • Ata Bey al-Ayyubi[1] (May 1934 – February 1936)
  • Said al-Ghazzi[1] (February 1936 – December 1936)
  • Abd al-Rahman al-Kayyali[3] (21 December 1936 – 18 February 1939)
  • Nasib al-Bakri (24 February 1939 – 5 April 1939)
  • Khalid al-Azm (5 April 1939 – 8 July 1939)
  • Khalil Raf'a (8 July 1939 – 3 April 1941)
  • Safwat Ibrahim (3 April 1941 – September 1941)
  • Zaki al-Khatib (September 1941 – 17 April 1942)
  • Ragheb Kikhia (17 April 1942 – 25 March 1943)
  • Faydi al-Atasi[1] (25 March 1943 – 19 August 1943) [referred to as the Minister of Social Affairs, Justice, and Education]
  • Abd al-Rahman al-Kayyali (19 August 1943 – 5 April 1945)
  • Said al-Ghazzi[1] (5 April 1945 – 26 August 1945)
  • Sabri al-Asali[1] (26 August 1945 – 27 April 1946)
  • Khalid al-Azm[1] (27 April 1946 – 28 December 1946)
  • Na'im Antaki (28 December 1946 – 16 April 1947) [resigned]
  • Adnan al-Atasi (16 April 1947 – 6 October 1947)
  • Ahmad al-Rifai (6 October 1947 – 23 August 1948)
  • Said al-Ghazzi[1][4] (23 August 1948 – 12 December 1948)
  • Ahmad al-Rifai (12 December 1948 – 17 April 1949)
  • As'ad Kurani (17 April 1949 – 17 August 1949)
  • Sami Kabbara (17 August 1949 – 28 December 1949)
  • Faydi al-Atasi[1] (28 December 1949 – 4 June 1950)
  • Zaki al-Khatib (4 June 1950 – 9 August 1951)
  • Abdul Aziz Hassan (9 August 1951 – 13 November 1951)
  • Hamid Naji (13 November 1951 – 9 June 1952)
  • Munir Ghanim (9 June 1952 – 19 July 1953)
  • Asad Muhsin (19 July 1953 – 1 March 1954)
  • Izzat al-Saqqal (1 March 1954 – 19 June 1954)
  • As'ad Kurani (19 June 1954 – 3 November 1954)
  • Ali Bozo (3 November 1954 – 13 February 1955)
  • Maamun al-Kuzbari[5] (1955)
  • Munir al-Ajlani (1955-1956)
  • Akram al-Hawrani[6][7] (1958-1960)
  • Fathallah Allush[8][9] (1966-1967)
  • Ihsan Subaynati[10] (1968)
  • Ibrahim Hamzawi[11] (1969-1970)
  • Adib al-Nahawi[12][13] (1972-1980)
  • Khalid Malki[14][15][16] (1980-1985)
  • Sha'ban Shahin[17] (1986-1987)
  • Khalid al-Ansari[18][19][20] (1987–1993)
  • Abdullah Tulba[21][22] (1993-1994)
  • Hussein Hassun[23][24] (1994-2000)
  • Muhammad Nabil al-Khatib (2000–September 10, 2003)
  • Nizar Al Isa (September 18, 2003–April 10, 2004)
  • Muhammad Al Ghafri (April 10, 2004–April 23, 2009)
  • Ahmad Younes (April 23, 2009–March 29, 2011)
  • Tayseer Qala Awwad (April 14, 2011–August 16, 2012)
  • Najm Hamad al-Ahmad (August 16, 2012 – March 29, 2017)
  • Hisham al-Shaar (March 29, 2017 – present)

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  3. ^ White, Benjamin Thomas (2012-09-11). Emergence of Minorities in the Middle East. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 9780748688937.
  4. ^ Moubayed, Sami M. (2000). Damascus Between Democracy and Dictatorship. University Press of America. ISBN 9780761817444.
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  6. ^ Commins, David; Lesch, David W. (2013-12-05). Historical Dictionary of Syria. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 9780810879669.
  7. ^ Heydemann, Steven (1999). Authoritarianism in Syria: Institutions and Social Conflict, 1946-1970. Cornell University Press. ISBN 0801429323.
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