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Georgian president pardons 54 prisoners

by | Jan 20, 2014
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Prison No 8 in Gldani, Tbilisi. (DF Watch.)

TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili on Sunday pardoned 54 prisoners. Two of them are minors, and one is a woman.

The pardoning took palce in connection with Epiphany, a holiday usually celebrated on January 19. It is regular practice for the president to pardon prisoners on special occasions, like religious holidays or New Year.

The 54 were selected from a list prepared by the president’s pardon commission, one of two such bodies in Georgia. The commission reviewed 250 candidates.

The pardoned prisoners have now left jail.



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