Over 200 African Inmates granted free pardon in Morocco

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has granted free pardon to 201 African inmates, for humanitarian reasons.

The exceptional royal pardon was granted to the 201 inmates for humanitarian reasons and benefited elderly prisoners or those suffering from illness, the Moroccan Ministry of Justice said in a press release.

All necessary measures have been taken to facilitate the repatriation of the released inmates to their native countries, the Justice department said.

The royal pardon stands as an encouragement to inmates who demonstrated good conduct while in prison, respected the laws and regulations in force, and responded positively to rehabilitation and reintegration programs, the press release added.

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Khalid Al Mouahidi : A binational from the US and Morocco, Khalid El Mouahidi has worked for several american companies in the Maghreb Region and is currently based in Casablanca, where he is doing consulting jobs for major international companies . Khalid writes analytical pieces about economic ties between the Maghreb and the Mena Region, where he has an extensive network