The Egyptian Cabinet approved a draft decision by the President to pardon a number of prisoners.
A total of 3,022 convicts were pardoned on Wednesday on the occasion of the Police Day after the Prison Authority decided the pardon conditions apply on them.
The Cabinet has approved a draft decision by the President to pardon the remaining prison term of some of the convicted.
A committee presided by the chair of the Prisons Authority will review cases to determine eligible inmates.
The High Commission for Pardon began examining the cases entitled to conditional release and choose the inmates to be pardoned accordingly.
A total of 167 prisoners were released per a presidential pardon, while 308 others were granted a conditional release, the Interior Ministry said.
The High Commission for Pardon began examining the cases entitled to conditional release, and it selected 285 inmates to be released, while 107 were pardoned.
The decree was published in the official gazette.
Sisi issued on Saturday decree No. 511/2019 to pardon a number of inmates on the occasion of the celebration of the Armed Forces Day.
After examining all eligible prisoners’ cases, the committee in charge decided to grant 257 conditional releases, and 146 unconditional releases.
A total of 237 inmates were given a presidential pardon, while 475 others were released on parole.
A total of 1,024 inmates were given a presidential pardon, while 610 others were released on parole, said the Egyptian Ministry of Interior on Monday.
Of those, 175 were given conditional release.
A total of 685 prisoners were granted their freedom, including 149 inmates released as per the presidential pardon, while the other 536 were released on parole.
A total of 620 inmates out of 6,925 prisoners and detained debtors were released on Thursday, Feb. 28 as per a presidential pardon.
The Interior Ministry has announced on Friday that 172 inmates were pardoned, while 467 others were released on parole on the occasion of Eidul-Adha.
A total of 1,118 prisoners were released from jail Tuesday per a presidential pardon on the occasion of the 67th anniversary of 23 July Revolution.
A total of 2,110 prisoners were released on Friday per a presidential pardon, while 677 others were out on conditional release.
This comes within the implementation of President Sisi’s decree No 133/2018.
A pardon issued by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi on Wednesday gave 332 jailed prisoners their freedom. The pardon list included youths and those with health problems.