Reduction of penalties for public right prisoners

Bir Lahlou (Liberated Territories), 11 August 2019 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Ghali, on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, has issued a presidential decree which includes a decision to reduce penalties of a number of public right prisoners, indicated on Saturday a statement of the Presidency of the Republic.

The following is the full text of the statement:

“Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

Presidency

statement

On the basis of the powers conferred on him by the Constitution, after reviewing the advisory opinion of the Supreme Judicial Council, and on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Ghali, issued on Saturday, 10 August 2019, a presidential decree includes a decision to reduce the penalty period, from which a number of prisoners of public right in the penal institutions have benefited.

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