Egypt’s interior ministry grants exceptional prison visit on Christmas

Thu, 05 Jan 2023 - 11:07 GMT

The Interior Ministry announced Thursday granting an exceptional visit to inmates at correctional and rehabilitation centers nationwide on the occasion of Coptic Christmas from January 9 to January 24.

Egypt's Presidential pardon committee finalizes measures to release 30 prisoners

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 - 11:09 GMT

In a statement released on Tuesday, the committee asserted that it would continue its work to release more prisoners and merge them into the society.

1,270 prisoners pardoned on Eid al-Adha occasion

Sat, 09 Jul 2022 - 11:53 GMT

The committees assigned to review files of prisoners nationwide announced that 1,270 prisoners deserve to be pardoned as they meet the conditions set for pardoning inmates.

New batch of convicts, pre-trial detainees to be pardoned Thursday: Tariq al-Khouly

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 11:44 GMT

A new batch of convicts and pre-trial detainees will be released Thursday in Egypt.

Sisi issues presidential decree pardoning 3 prisoners from rest of jail sentences

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 11:15 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued presidential decree No. 260/2022 pardoning three prisoners from serving the rest of their jail sentences.

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.

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.

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.

All inmates nationwide to be granted 2 exceptional visits on occasion of Holy month of Ramadan

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 11:58 GMT

All prisoners across Egypt were granted two exceptional visits during the Holy month of Ramadan, which is expected to begin on Saturday.

Egypt's Interior ministry offers aid to families of prisoners, released detainees

Sat, 19 Jun 2021 - 02:26 GMT

This is also part of the Interior Ministry's social role.

645 prisoners released on occasion of Eid El Fitr celebrations

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 12:44 GMT

As per the criteria for releasing the inmates, the convict should serve a minimum part of their prison term as well as good behavior.

919 inmates to be release on occasion of Eid al-Fitr celebration in Egypt

Thu, 13 May 2021 - 07:00 GMT

On 27 January 2021, a total of 3,022 convicts were pardoned on the occasion of the Police Day after the Prison Authority decided the pardon conditions apply to them.

Egypt's Interior Ministry: 1,686 inmates pardoned on occasion of Ramadan

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 02:31 GMT

The step is part of the ministry's efforts to implement a modern concept of penal policy.

Egyptian Gov’t pardons prisoners on occasion of Sinai Liberation, Eid al-Fitr Feast

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 01:56 GMT

The Egyptian Cabinet approved a draft decision by the President to pardon a number of prisoners.

Cabinet pardons remaining jail terms of some prisoners marking Police Day, Jan. 25 Revolution

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 - 03:35 GMT

The Cabinet has approved a draft decision by the President to pardon the remaining prison term of some of the convicted.

Egypt's Interior Ministry denies reports on Esraa Abdel Fattah's health condition

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 03:18 GMT

The official asserted that the inmate is in good health condition and does not take any medication since she was placed in confinement.

2,130 prisoners released on July 23 Revolution Anniversary occasion

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 01:12 GMT

The High Commission for Pardon began examining the cases entitled to conditional release and choose the inmates to be pardoned accordingly.

475 prisoners in Egypt released per presidential, conditional pardon

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 09:48 GMT

A total of 167 prisoners were released per a presidential pardon, while 308 others were granted a conditional release, the Interior Ministry said.

In Pics: More than 5K prisoners released on Eid al-Fitr occasion

Sun, 24 May 2020 - 01:59 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi issued Saturday a presidential pardon for 3,157 prisoners.

528 prisoners released on Sinai Liberation anniversary

Thu, 14 May 2020 - 06:17 GMT

A total of 228 were pardoned as per the presidential decree, while 300 other inmates were released on parole.