Presidential pardon

Egypt's Political powers welcome release of activist Douma

Sat, 19 Aug 2023 - 01:54 GMT

Former Presidential candidate and founder of the Dignity Party and the Popular Current, Hamdeen Sabahi, thanked President Sisi for pardoning Doma.

National Dialogue hopes more prisoners will be pardoned by Sisi soon

Mon, 15 May 2023 - 09:11 GMT

The Board of Trustees of the National Dialogue looks forward to more presidential pardons in the coming period, said Diaa Rashwan, General Coordinator of the National Dialogue, on Sunday.

Egypt’s National Dialogue hopes for release of more detainees, paving way for democratic presidential polls

Mon, 08 May 2023 - 08:50 GMT

The Egyptian National Dialogue’s board of trustees said it hopes for the release of more detainees and paving the way for “pluralistic presidential elections in a democratic environment”.

Egypt’s president pardons a number of inmates on Eid Al-Fitr, Sinai Liberation Day

Tue, 18 Apr 2023 - 05:43 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has ordered pardoning a number of convicts on the occasion of Eid El-Fitr and Sinai Liberation Day, the Official Gazette reported.

30 people detained pending investigation released ahead of Ramadan

Wed, 22 Mar 2023 - 11:04 GMT

A total of 30 people detained pending investigation have been released, according to a Wednesday statement by the Presidential Pardon Committee.

New batch of prisoners released by presidential pardon in Egypt

Sun, 01 Jan 2023 - 03:48 GMT

In statements made in December, Khouly noted that 30 prisoners would be freed soon.

New batch of 30 pre-trial detainees to be released: Egypt’s Presidential Pardon Committee

Thu, 24 Nov 2022 - 01:00 GMT

The Presidential Pardon Committee is working on files for the release of detainees and social integration, in continuous coordination with all state agencies, particularly the Public Prosecution and the Ministry of Interior, Khouli said.

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’s NCHR praises president Sisi decision pardoning former MP Zyad EL Elaimy

Mon, 24 Oct 2022 - 02:36 GMT

Egypt’s national council for human rights (NCHR) praised on Monday president Abdel Fatah al Sisi decision pardoning former MP Zyad EL Elaimy.

CPYP thanks Sisi for pardoning former MP Zyad El-Elaimi

Mon, 24 Oct 2022 - 12:00 GMT

The Coordination of Youth Parties and Politicians (CPYP) extends its sincere thanks and appreciation to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi for pardoning Zyad El-Elaimi in response to the calls of the political forces and the Presidential Pardon Committee.

Egyptian activists Alaa Abdel Fattah, Ahmed Douma, Alimi on list of pardoned prisoners

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 - 09:12 GMT

Today, six inmates were released as per a presidential pardon on Saturday, announced lawmaker Mohamed Abdel Aziz, member of the Presidential Pardon Committee.

Photos: Another 3 convicts in Egyptian prisons pardoned, 9 detainees released

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 05:44 GMT

Also, the Egyptian Supreme State Security Prosecution released nine pretrial detainees, including Ashraf Mahmoud, Adel Ahmed, and Mohamed El-Sayed in the case no. 880.

New group of prisoners released in Egypt as per presidential pardon

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 04:00 GMT

The newly-released prisoners are Kholoud Saeed, Hussein Khamis, Shebel Mabrouk, Abdel Rahman Moka, Alaa Essam Ramadan, Mohamed Mohy El-Din Mohamed.

Egypt's Presidential Pardon involves omission of incident from criminal record: committee member

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 12:44 GMT

Awady added that none of the convicts eligible for presidential pardon had been asked to accept any deals for getting out in return.

New group of prisoners will be released in 24 hours: Presidential pardon committee member

Sun, 29 May 2022 - 06:21 GMT

A new group of prisoners will be released within 24 hours, said Mohamed Abdel Aziz, a member of the presidential pardon committee.

Who are inmates meeting criteria of presidential pardon in Egypt?

Fri, 06 May 2022 - 03:31 GMT

Anyone who did not shed blood nor participated in acts of violence and terrorism would be released and those who served the time of pre-trial detention must be released immediately or referred to a trial.

986 inmates released as Presidential Pardon Committee resumes meetings

Wed, 04 May 2022 - 04:34 GMT

A total of 986 inmates have been pardoned by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Eid al-Fitr, according to a Tuesday statement by the Ministry of Interior.

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.

Egypt's Interior Ministry declares number of convicted prisoners who meet presidential pardon criteria

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 01:48 GMT

The preparation of that list comes on the occasion of Sinai Liberation Day, which is April 25.

Egyptian minister announces number of imprisoned debtors eligible for presidential pardon

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 01:21 GMT

The minister noted that the selection was restricted to those who got loans to pay for essentials.