Over 850 prisoners pardoned in Iran

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 19
By Tamkin Jafarov - Trend:

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei signed a decree pardoning 878 political, military and civilian prisoners on the occasion of the birth anniversaries of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Imam Ja'far Sadeq (AS), Mehr agency said today.

The head of Iran's judiciary Sadeq Amoli Larijani appealed to Khamenei with a request to pardon 878 prisoners for the birth anniversaries of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Imam Ja'far Sadeq (AS).

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