Aug 5, 2020, 4:20 PM
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Iran’s Supreme Leader pardons over 2,000 inmates on Muslim feasts

Tehran, Aug 5, IRNA – Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei agreed to pardon or ease the jail terms of 2,135 prisoners sentenced by the public and revolutionary courts in Iran.

The Supreme Leader's amnesty was granted on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha (the Muslims' feast of sacrifice and worship) and Eid al-Ghadir.

The amnesty was upon a proposal by the Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Ebrahim Raeisi.

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