Presidential pardon

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.

President Sisi pardons some inmates on occasion of Police Day

Sun, 23 Jan 2022 - 02:22 GMT

The decree was published in the official gazette Al-Waqa'i' al-Misriyya on Sunday to be effective on Monday.

Egyptian Cabinet approves presidential pardon to prisoners ahead of Adha Feast, 1952 Revolution

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 12:42 GMT

Presidential pardons are customary to national and religious occasions. According to article 155 of the constitution, the president is allowed to issue pardons only after a final ruling is issued.

2674 prisoners released from jail under presidential pardon

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 10:17 GMT

The Prisons Sector released, Monday 2,674 prisoners from Jail under a presidential pardon issued in the occasion of the Sinai Liberation Day.

168 Egyptian inmates released per presidential pardon

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 - 01:57 GMT

The prison authorities in Egypt have released 168 inmates per a presidential pardon, while many others have been granted a conditional release.

Presidential pardon for 3157 prisoners

Sat, 23 May 2020 - 08:19 GMT

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).

President orders pardoning prisoners on occasion of Sinai Liberation Day

Wed, 15 Apr 2020 - 04:51 GMT

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.

88 inmates freed by presidential pardon, 351 released on parole

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 - 03:15 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Interior on Thursday announced releasing 439 people, including 88 persons by a presidential pardon and 351 others on parole.

305 prisoners pardoned on occasion of October victory

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 - 12:34 GMT

Eighty-six received presidential pardons while 219 were released on parole.

234 prisoners released per presidential decree, 353 others on parole

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 - 12:32 GMT

A total of 234 inmates were given a presidential pardon, while 353 others were released on parole.

542 inmates released on occasion of Eid al-Adha

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 - 05:12 GMT

This group was released on the occasion of Eid al-Adha celebrations (Muslims’ Grand Feast).