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President grants amnesty to detainees who completed more than half their sentence


RAMALLAH, Sunday, March 22, 2020 (WAFA) – As part of coronavirus containment measures, President Mahmoud Abbas granted today an amnesty to civil detainees who have completed more than half their imprisonment sentence, today said Nabil Abu Rudainah, spokesman for the President.   

Abu Rudainah said nevertheless, the amnesty, which aims to reduce crowding at penitentiaries during the current health crisis, retains the right of the victims to a civil claim.

He added that the amnesty does not apply to those convicted of certain felonies of a serious nature.



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