The prison authorities in Egypt have released 168 inmates per a presidential pardon, while many others have been granted a conditional release.
Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi issued Saturday a presidential pardon for 3157 prisoners for the arrival of Eid al Fitr (Festival of Breaking the Fast).
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi issued Wednesday a decree pardoning a number of prisoners on the occasion of Sinai Liberation Day on April 25, as a series of presidential pardons have been issued during the past years.
The Egyptian Ministry of Interior on Thursday announced releasing 439 people, including 88 persons by a presidential pardon and 351 others on parole.
Eighty-six received presidential pardons while 219 were released on parole.
A total of 234 inmates were given a presidential pardon, while 353 others were released on parole.
This group was released on the occasion of Eid al-Adha celebrations (Muslims’ Grand Feast).
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi issued on Thursday a decree to pardon 513 prisoners on the occasion of Eid El-Adha.
The decree did not specify the number of pardoned individuals.
Egypt’s Public Prosecution released on Monday former ambassador, Masoum Marzouk and 6 other prisoners.
Also, 518 persons have been granted a conditional release.
A total 3094 inmates were released on Wednesday, as per a presidential pardon, according to a statement from the Ministry of Interior.
A number of 157 inmates have been pardoned, as part of the presidential pardon No. 52/2019, concerning the release of some inmates, after they serve part of their sentences.
The released group is part of a total of 6,925 prisoners and detained debtors, who were granted their freedom on January 25, 2019.
A presidential pardon issued on the eighth anniversary of January 25 Revolution, directing releasing 6,925 prisoners and detained debtors.
: The released group is part of a total of 6,925 prisoners and detained debtors were granted their freedom on January 25, 2019.
A number of 640 prisoners were released after they received a presidential pardon through which their prison sentences were reduced.
The list was finalized on Oct.24.
They were released before finishing their sentences.
A total of 716 inmates were released September 18 per August presidential pardon on the occasion of Eid El-Adha. The decision to release the prisoners on the occasion of Eid El-Adha was published earlier in the Gazette.