King Mohammed VI Grants Exceptional Pardon to 201 Sub-Saharan Inmates

By on January 30, 2020

Rabat – King Mohammed VI offered an exceptional royal pardon in favor of 201 “African inmates” convicted for various crimes across Morocco, according to a statement from the Ministry of Justice today, January 29.

The royal pardon presents a humanitarian consideration of sick and elderly inmates.

The pardon also concerns the inmates who “ have shown good conduct and behavior throughout the period of their imprisonment (…) and who have fully respected the laws and the rintegration programs.”

The decision is the first royal pardon of exclusively Sub-Saharan inmates.

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