Leader pardons, commutes sentences of convicts

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Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei has granted clemency or commuted the sentences of a number of convicts.

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has granted clemency or eased the sentences of a number of convicts.

The Leader on Tuesday agreed to a request by Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani to pardon some convicts on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Imam Ali (PBUH), the first Shia Imam.

This year, Imam Ali’s birthday anniversary in Iran fell on May 2.

Emad Askarieh
Emad Askarieh has worked as a journalist since 2002. The main focus of his work is foreign policy and world diplomacy. He started his career at Iran Front Page Media Group, and is currently serving as the World Editor and the Vice-President for Executive Affairs at the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.
   
   

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