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The Supreme Leader of Iran , also referred to as Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution (رهبر معظم انقلاب اسلامی, rahbar-e mo'azzam-e enqelāb-e eslāmi)
On March 10 , the U.N. Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran said he had asked Tehran to free all political prisoners temporarily from its The Democratic leader is seeking new funding for affordable testing, expanded unemployment insurance and a moratorium on all evictions and foreclosures.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei will pardon 10,000 prisoners including political ones in honor of the Iranian new year on Friday, state TV reported.
"Those who will be pardoned will not return to jail ... almost half of those security-related prisoners will be pardoned as well," judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili told state TV on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, Esmaili said Iran had temporarily freed about 85,000 people from jail, including political prisoners, in response to the coronavirus epidemic.
Esmaili did not say whether British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe who was temporarily released on Tuesday for two weeks was among those who would be among those who will be pardoned.
The United States has urged Iran to free dozens of dual nationals and foreigners held mainly on spying charges, saying Washington would hold the Tehran government directly responsible for any American deaths.
(Reporting by Parisa Hafezi; Editing by Sandra Maler and Alistair Bell)
Iran frees French researcher in apparent prisoner swap .
Iranian state TV said late Friday that authorities released a jailed French researcher detained in Tehran for more than eight months on charges of violating state security laws, in an apparent prisoner swap for an Iranian held in France. The report said Roland Marchal was turned over to the French Embassy in Tehran, hours after French authorities released Jalal Ruhollahnejad. The state TV report did not provide further details, but included an undated photo showing Ruhollahnejad apparently on board an aircraft.
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36, 000 prisoners were released and 24, 000 prisoners ' sentences were commuted due to the Leader 's order, Director General of Iran ' s Prisons Article 110 of the Islamic Republic Constitution grants the Supreme Leader the right to pardon or reduce the sentences of convicts upon a recommendation
Iran ' s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is seen at the Hussayniyeh of Imam Khomeini in Tehran, Iran , August 13, 2018. Official Khamenei website/Handout via REUTERS.
Iran ' s Constitution grants the Leader the right to pardon or reduce the sentences of convicts upon a recommendation from the head of the judiciary. The clemency, however, does not apply to all types of convicts, including those who have been found guilty of armed struggle against the country, armed or