Egyptian Presidential Pardon Committee

Egypt releases new batch of 33 pretrial detainees: Pardon Committee

Wed, 01 Mar 2023 - 12:45 GMT

The Egyptian authorities are releasing now a new batch of 33 pretrial detainees, lawyer and member of the Presidential Pardon Committee Tarek El-Awadi said in a Facebook post on Wednesday.

Egyptian authorities to release new batch of 31 pretrial detainees: Presidential Pardon Committee

Mon, 16 Jan 2023 - 05:35 GMT

“This comes within the framework of the Presidential Pardon Committee’s efforts in coordination with the Public Prosecution and the relevant state authorities,” Khouly stated.

Egyptian political forces view presidential pardon of former MP Eleimy positive step toward national dialogue

Mon, 24 Oct 2022 - 10:21 GMT

Pictures showed Eleimy while leaving prison and getting reunited with his family after more than three years of detention.

Egyptian politician Khaled Dawoud, activist Hossam Mones hail pardoning of former MP Ziad El-Eleimy

Mon, 24 Oct 2022 - 06:20 GMT

Renowned Egyptian politician Khaled Dawoud and political activist Hossam Mones hailed President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s decision to pardon lawyer and former MP Ziad El-Eleimy on Monday.

Egypt released 1040 pretrial detainees, 12 convicts since April: Lawyer Awady

Fri, 21 Oct 2022 - 08:39 GMT

Egypt has so far released 1,040 pretrial detainees and 12 convicts since the reactivation of the Presidential Pardon Committee on 26 April, human rights lawyer Tarek El-Awady said on Thursday.

Photos: Egypt releases new batch of 25 pretrial detainees

Mon, 17 Oct 2022 - 11:17 GMT

MP and lawyer Tarek El-Khouly, member of the committee, posted pictures for the pretrial detainees who were released yesterday.

75 debtors to leave prison Thursday in coordination with civil society: Egyptian pardon committee member

Wed, 06 Jul 2022 - 12:00 GMT

A first batch of imprisoned debtors in Egypt, comprising 75 men and women, will leave prison on Thursday, Tarek El-Khouli, a member of the Presidential Pardon Committee member said.

New batch of prisoners of conscience to be released within days: Egyptian pardon committee member

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 01:21 GMT

In a Facebook post, Awadi said that another batch of prisoners will be also released ahead of Eid Al-Adha, which falls in July this year.

Exclusive - Egyptian MP Khouli: Presidential pardon committee seeks to integrate released citizens into society, to include indebted prisoners

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 09:41 GMT

Khouli’s remarks come while many prisoners have received presidential pardon over the recent weeks after President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi announced in April reviving the committee, first formed in 2016, and expanding its work.

Egypt’s presidential committee prepares new pardon list in 1st meeting

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 10:11 GMT

The Presidential Pardon Committee held its first meeting with its new formation and prepared a list of detainees for pardoning on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr.