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71 pardoned prisoners released from Herat Jail

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Jan 10, 2018 - 19:27
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Seventy-one, including five women, have been set free from the central jail in western Herat province after they were pardoned under a presidential decree, an official said on Wednesday.
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Faryab police say 2 correctional centre inmates flee

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Jan 01, 2018 - 12:57
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two juvenile inmates have fled the main correctional centre in the capital of northwestern Faryab province, police said on Monday. Habibullah and Fareed -- both under 18 years of age -- had been jailed on rape and robbery charges...
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60 inmates released from Nangarhar jail

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Oct 15, 2017 - 19:08
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Sixteen prisoners, including a woman, have been released from the central jail in eastern Nangarhar province in compliance with a presidential pardon decree, an official said on Sunday. Nangarhar appellate attorney Khalid Orya,...
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Pul-i-Charkhi prisoners on hunger strike over conditions

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Feb 28, 2017 - 02:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of prisoners at the Pul-i-Charkhi jail on the eastern outskirts of central capital Kabul have been denying food since last night, sources said on Monday, but the jail’s officials rejected the hunger strike claim. One of the...
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Ghani reviewing cases of death row prisoners

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Apr 28, 2016 - 19:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): After branding militants as terrorists, President Ashraf Ghani has begun reviewing cases of death row insurgents, the Presidential Palace said on Thursday. The president’s deputy spokesman, Shah Hussain Murtazawi, told a news...
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