Monday, April 22, 2019
News Code : 354747 | Publish Date :2019/2/4 - 23:00 | Category: FORUM
Judiciary chief:
۵۰,۰۰۰ convicts to be released on ۴۰th anniversary of Islamic Revolution
The Iranian Judiciary Chief Amoli Larijani said ۵۰,۰۰۰ convicts will receive pardons from Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on the occasion of the ۴۰th anniversary of Iran's ۱۹۷۹ Islamic Revolution.

Hawzah News Agency (Tehran, Iran) - Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani, the Iranian Judiciary Chief, was quoted by Fars as saying at a meeting with the country's senior judicial authorities on Monday that 50,000 convicts will be pardoned or their sentences reduced on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Iran's Islamic Revolution.

Ayatollah Khamenei has agreed to a request by the Judiciary chief to pardon or reduce the sentences of as many as 50,000 eligible inmates convicted by courts of common pleas, the Islamic Revolution tribunals, the Judicial Organization of the Armed Forces and the State Discretionary Punishment Organization.

The tradition is in line with implementing Paragraph 11 of Article 110 of Iran’s Constitution in a bid to reduce the adverse effects of imprisonment on the families of convicts and facilitate the process of the convicts' rehabilitation.

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