Friday, April 15, 2011

King Mohammed VI granted pardon to 190 prisoners

Madrid .- The King of Morocco, Mohammed VI has pardoned a total of 190 prisoners, in response to a report by the National Council for Human Rights (CDNH), as announced by the Moroccan Ministry of Justice in a statement picked up by the official news agency MAP. The measure of grace will bring the majority of prisoners (96 prisoners) the cancellation of the remainder of his sentence, while for five inmates lead a commutation of his death by a prison sentence.

Also, 37 prisoners sentenced to life imprisonment must now serve a sentence of imprisonment for a limited time and the other 52 prisoners will see their sentences reduced.

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