52 political prisoners from North Sinai released

Ahram Online, Sunday 13 Mar 2011

52 political prisoners from Sinai to be released and military court rulings to be dropped from 22 others

The Supreme Council of Armed Forces and the Ministry of Interior have released 52 political detainees from Sinai.

The governor of North of Sinai said that 150 detainees from North of Sinai have also been released in recent days.

An order has also been given to drop military court rulings from 22 residents of  Sinai and also to release criminal prisoners who have already served half their sentences and those suffering from health problems.

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