Last Update 23:29
Thursday, 22 August 2019

Morsi's pardon applies to jailed pro-revolution military officers

Ahram Online, Monday 8 Oct 2012
Share/Bookmark
Views: 1747
Share/Bookmark
Views: 1747

President Morsi's legal consultant Mohamed Gadallah told Al-Jazeera Mubasha Misr that the president's pardon to political prisoners will include military officers who were arrested for participating in pro-revolution protests. 

On 29 September, an order was issued by Defence Minister General Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to reduce the sentences of 21 officers, jailed by the former Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) for joining a demonstration on 8 April, 2011 against the then-ruling military council, to suspended one-year prison terms.

Search Keywords:
Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.