TEHRAN, Mar. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned and commuted the prison terms of a number of inmates on the birth anniversary of the Lady Fatima al-Zahra.

According to the Iranian Leader’s official website, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has agreed to pardon and commute the jail sentences of a number of eligible convicts.

On special occasions like the anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution and the beginning of the New Year (Nowruz), Iran’s Leader often agrees to pardon or reduce the sentences of eligible convicts in accordance with the country’s laws and regulations.  

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