Supreme Leader pardons several female Iranian prisoners

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Iran supreme leader

The decision was in response to a request by Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani.

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned or commuted the prison terms of several women inmates on Mother’s Day which is celebrated on the birth anniversary of Hazart Fatima-Zahra (SA) [Prophet Muhammad’s daughter].

The decision, announced on Friday, was in response to a request by Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani.

According to Article 110 of the Constitution, the Supreme Leader has the authority to pardon or commute prison terms of convicts upon a recommendation from the head of the Judiciary.

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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