New group of prisoners released in Egypt as per presidential pardon - News Summed Up

New group of prisoners released in Egypt as per presidential pardon


An Egyptian prisoner was released and hugged his relative outside a prisoner- Egypt TodayCAIRO – 2 June 2022: A new group of prisoners have been released as per a presidential decree, on Thursday. Lawmaker Tariq al-Khouli, a member of the Presidential Pardon Committee, had previously stated that the committee is working on releasing more prisoners. The Presidential Pardon Committee works with the relevant authorities and several NGOs to pardon those who meet the conditions. Also, three journalists were released as per a presidential pardon, and 41 activists were released from pre-trial detention per a State Security Prosecution decree on April 24-15. Criteria for inmates who could be pardoned per a presidential decree was revealed by a member of the Presidential Pardon Committee, which has been reactivated by Sisi in April.


Source: Egypt Today June 02, 2022 22:09 UTC



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