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A day after President Bashar al-Assad declared a general amnesty which covers crimes committed before Monday, the first batch of Syrian inmates were released from government jails here Tuesday.
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An inquiry under CrPc has also been ordered to ascertain alleged fabrication of documents and abuse of the process of law. Parmar is absconding while Mandole is in jail.
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Myanmar freed some of its most famous political inmates Friday, sparking jubilation outside prison gates while signaling its readiness to comply with demands of the US and its allies for a lifting of economic sanctions.
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A prominent Sri Lankan Tamil journalist, whose arrest and subsequent 20-year sentence for `supporting terrorism` had drawn international condemnation, has been pardoned by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
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