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Syrian President Issues General Amnesty for Unrest Crimes

Al-Manar | January 15, 2012

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad issued a decree in which he granted amnesty for crimes committed during unrest in the country over the past 10 months.

President Bashar al-Assad issued Legislative Decree No. 10 for the year 2012, whereby a general amnesty is granted for crimes committed in the context of the events taking place since March 15, 2011 till the date of issuing the decree”, the official SANA news agency reported on Sunday.

“The decree includes the crimes related to the laws on peaceful demonstration, carrying or possessing unlicensed weapons and ammunition and draft evasion”, the agency added.

SANA has also said that no one can benefit from the decree unless he turns himself in prior to January 31st 2012.

January 15, 2012 - Posted by | Aletho News

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