802 to be released in the occasion of October 6 victory
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has issued decree no. 455/2018 to grant prisoners a reduction in prison sentences they serve in the occasion of the 45th anniversary of October 6 victory.
The numbers of prisoners who received presidential pardons and conditional release (remain under observation for a designated period of time) are respectively 448 and 354.
CAIRO - 22 October 2018: Between Sep.6, 2014 and Oct.6, 2018, 15,960 poor indebted prisoners were released after their debts were paid back by Tahya Misr Fund upon the orders of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, 46,655 were pardoned, and 54,361 received conditional release (remain under observation for a designated period of time).