Mar 28, 2021, 8:52 PM
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Supreme Leader pardons, commutes prison terms of convicts

Tehran, March 28, IRNA – Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned or commuted the sentences of 1,849 Iranian convicts on the occasion of Farvadin 12 (April 1), the Islamic Republic Day and 15th of Shaban which marks the birthday of the 12th Shiite Imam Mahdi (AS).

On the occasion of the anniversary of the two happy events, Iran’s Chief of Judiciary Ebrahim Raisie, in a letter to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, proposed to pardon or commute the punishment of 1,849 convicts and the proposal was approved by Ayatollah Khamenei in the implementation of Paragraph 11 of the Article 110 of the country’s constitution.


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