President Sisi pardons political activist Hisham Fouad and six others

Ahram Online , Friday 29 Jul 2022

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has ordered on Friday a presidential pardon for a number of political activists who had received final jail sentences in various cases.

Hisham Fouad


Those who were pardoned today include journalist and political activist Hisham Foaud, researcher Ahmed Samir, actor Tarek El-Nahry.

Since announcing the launch of a national political dialogue and re-activation of the Presidential Pardon Committee in April, President El-Sisi has pardoned a number of high-profile political activists who had received final sentences in various cases such as Hossam Mones and Yahia Abdel-Hady.

Moreover, the authorities have also released tens of pretrial detainees.

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