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MPs praise Sisi’s pardoning of prisoners as kind gesture

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Tuesday ,13 September 2016

MPs praise Sisi’s pardoning of prisoners as kind gesture

 A number of parliamentarians have praised President Sisi’s decision to pardon 700 prisoners on occasion of Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) as a kind gest.

 
A total of 700 prisoners, whom were recently pardoned per a presidential decree, walked out of jail to spend Eid al Adha festivals with their families nationwide Monday.
 
Those eligible for pardon must not have “dangerous to public safety,” according to the decision.
 
Egyptian presidents have traditionally pardoned groups of prisoners on national and religious holidays.