Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Somaliland: 400 Plus Pardons

It is reported that "over 400 convicts" have "been released by the custodial corps" in Somaliland. The release is "part of the country's 22nd independence anniversary commemorations" and is "an annual activity" undertaken by the president around the time the country regained its sovereignty from Somalia. According to the custodial corps national operations officer, Commander Abdirahman  The prisoners had "light sentences" ranging from 2 years and below. See story here.

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