TUNISIAN PRESIDENT PARDONS HUNDREDS OF PRISONERS OVER EIGHTH REVOLUTION ANNIVERSARY

| January 12, 2019

TUNIS, Tunisia, Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi, on Friday granted clemency, for hundreds of prisoners, over the eighth anniversary of the 2011 revolution, a presidency statement said.

According to a report, presented by Minister of Justice, Mohamed Karim al-Jamousi to Essebsi, 521 prisoners will be pardoned, and 1,639 others will get shorter prison terms.

Essebsi also approved a proposal, to offer a pardon on lawsuits of dud cheques.

Source: NAM News Network

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