In his brief "1,000 days" in office, John Kennedy pardoned
472 and commuted the sentences of 100 offenders, compiling a clemency approval percentage of 32.
Salwa Mehrez, one of the 100 prisoners pardoned
on Wednesday who was detained in the Itihadiya Palace protests case, was freed Saturday, after her release was delayed by prison authorities.
There are no words to describe our joy today as we see that our son has been pardoned
, which allows him to be among us," he said.
Rabat,Jan 11, 2015 - HM King Mohammed VI pardoned
421 convicts on the occasion of the Manifesto Independence Day, celebrated on 11 January, Justice and Liberties Ministry said in a statement.
Some 1,201 first-time offenders sentenced for use of drug were pardoned
, while a person sentenced to death had his sentence commuted to life in prison," the statement also reads.
Around 134 prisoners, sentenced to imprisonment, two prisoners sentenced to suspended sentence were pardoned
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has remarked "pardoning the killer despite being pardoned
by the legal heirs of slain will fall in the ambit of " Fasad Fil-Arz".
The prisoners pardoned
by His Majesty the Sultan include 87 (eighty-seven) Omanis s and 68 (sixty-eight) from other nationalities.
When Spanish monarch Juan Carlos thanked Moroccan King Mohammed VI for pardoning Spanish prisoners, no one imagined that the presence of a pedophile among them would provoke angry reactions and that there would be condemnation of the fact that a man convicted of such horrific crimes was pardoned
However, he was pardoned
earlier this week at the request of Spanish King Juan Carlos.
The prisoners were pardoned
after considering the plight of their families.
A possible humanitarian pardon for convicted ex-President Alberto Fujimori was receiving extensive news coverage as were allegations that former President Alan Garcia (1985-1990, 2006-2011) pardoned
convicted drug traffickers.
Among the 55 pardoned
are Lee's long-time friend Chun Shin Il and close political ally Choi See Joong, both of them convicted of bribery.
An ad-hoc parliament committee declared last month that Bulgaria's former President Georgi Parvanov and Vice President Angel Marin had pardoned
a total of 87 murderers during their 10 years in office (2002-2012).
21) And substantively there is only one limitation: that impeached officeholders can't be pardoned