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Supreme Leader pardons inmates on Revolution anniversary

Source: IRNA
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday pardoned or commuted prison terms of 1,020 convicts sentenced by various Iranian courts.The pardon was granted at the request of the country’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani on the occasion of the 36th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution.
Article 110 of the Constitution grants the Supreme Leader the right to pardon or reduce the sentences of convicts upon a recommendation from the head of the Judiciary.