Tunisian president pardons 1,559 prisoners

Tunisian president pardons 1,559 prisoners
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  • calendar-gray 19 March 2019

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi decided to grant pardons to 1,559 prisoners on the Tunisian Independence Day on March 20, the Tunisian presidency said Monday in a statement, ONAreported citing Xinhua.

And 601 of these prisoners will be released from prison and the rest 958 will enjoy a reduction in the duration of the judicial terms issued against them.

Faiq Mahmudov

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