NCHR welcomes presidential decree pardoning former MP Ziad El-Eleimy

MENA , Monday 24 Oct 2022

The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), led by Ambassador Moushira Khattab, hailed a decision by President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to pardon lawyer Ziad El-Eleimy on Monday.

Ziyad El-Eleimi


The presidential pardon came in response to the calls of parties, political movements, the coordinators of youth parties and politicians, and the Presidential Pardon Committee.

In a statement Monday, the council welcomed the step and said more than 1,000 prisoners have been recently released thanks to the work of the Presidential Pardon Committee.

Aside from El-Eleimy, the Egyptian president also pardoned Amr Ragab Qotb and Mohamed Aziz El-Gohary according to the pardon decree issued in the official gazette on Monday. 

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