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Clemency in criminal cases, in Arabic Reference No.: Ju 13.04a

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By exercising clemency, the Government may pardon a convicted person or reduce their sentence. Clemency is for use in exceptional situations. The Government decides whether or not to grant clemency after an independent assessment in each individual case. Clemency is therefore not a right.

This revised fact sheet in Arabic describes several issues related to clemency in criminal cases.