403 prisoners released by presidential pardon

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 - 01:51 GMT

After examining all eligible prisoners’ cases, the committee in charge decided to grant 257 conditional releases, and 146 unconditional releases.

324 convicts released by presidential pardon

Thu, 23 May 2019 - 12:41 GMT

Earlier this month, a total of 232 inmates have been pardoned.

Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels in biggest prisoner swap since 2014

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 07:19 GMT

Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels Wednesday began to exchange more than 300 prisoners in the war-torn east of the country.

Centenarian serving life sentence pardoned by president

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 - 08:06 GMT

A 103-year-old woman in Egyptian prisons was released on Saturday following a presidential decree because of her deteriorating health conditions.