Azerbaijani President signs pardon order
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jun. 23 /Trend/
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an Executive Order pardoning a number of convicts.
The President signed the order having taking into account the appeals of family members of convicts, the country`s Human Rights Commissioner and human rights organizations to the Head of State, as well as having considered the health, family conditions and good behavior of the prisoners during their conviction, and the principles of humanism.
The order will see the release of 58 prisoners from their unserved prison term.
Besides, 2 convicts sentenced to correctional work and 6 persons imposed to fine will be freed from their penalty.