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President Ilham Aliyev issues Order to pardon group of convicts

27 May 2014 [09:40] - TODAY.AZ
On May 26, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed an Order pardoning a group of convicts.

The Order was signed taking into account the appeals of several convicts, their family members, the Commissioner for Human Rights, human rights organizations to the head of state, as well as the personality of convicts, their health state, family conditions, and their behavior during the conviction.

Under the Order, 157 convicts have been released from the unserved part of their prison sentence; two persons were freed from conditional sentence, one from correctional work, and 11 from by fine.



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