Former Presidential candidate and founder of the Dignity Party and the Popular Current, Hamdeen Sabahi, thanked President Sisi for pardoning Doma.
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.
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 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.
A total of 30 people detained pending investigation have been released, according to a Wednesday statement by the Presidential Pardon Committee.
In statements made in December, Khouly noted that 30 prisoners would be freed soon.
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.
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 national council for human rights (NCHR) praised on Monday president Abdel Fatah al Sisi decision pardoning former MP Zyad EL Elaimy.
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.
Today, six inmates were released as per a presidential pardon on Saturday, announced lawmaker Mohamed Abdel Aziz, member of the Presidential Pardon Committee.
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.
The newly-released prisoners are Kholoud Saeed, Hussein Khamis, Shebel Mabrouk, Abdel Rahman Moka, Alaa Essam Ramadan, Mohamed Mohy El-Din Mohamed.
Awady added that none of the convicts eligible for presidential pardon had been asked to accept any deals for getting out in return.
A new group of prisoners will be released within 24 hours, said Mohamed Abdel Aziz, a member of the presidential pardon committee.
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.
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.
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.
The preparation of that list comes on the occasion of Sinai Liberation Day, which is April 25.
The minister noted that the selection was restricted to those who got loans to pay for essentials.