Azerbaijani president pardons several well-known prisoners

Azerbaijani president pardons several well-known prisoners
# 26 December 2012 17:34 (UTC +04:00)

Baku-APA. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev issued an order on pardoning several convicted persons including several well-known persons.

Journalists Aydin Janiyev, Anar Bayramli, Human Rights Defenders Vidadi Isgandarli, and Taleh Khasmammadov and HoD of Azerbaijan Popular front Party Shahin Hasanli are among pardoned prisoners from remaining period of the unserved prison term, APA reports.

According to the pardon order citizens of several foreign countries including Iran, Turkey, Georgia, Nigeria and Bangladesh also were released from remaining period of the unserved prison term.

The pardon decree covers 87 individuals. 79 of them are released from unserved prison term, 4 from correctional work and 4 persons imposed to fine will be freed from penalty.

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