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Head of State signed public law on amnesty devoted 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s independence

by December 13, 2016 Health

Nursultan Nazarbayev noted the amnesty is a goodwill gesture of the state.

“This is an act of mercy, hope and forgiveness towards our compatriots to improve society. The amnesty covers vulnerable categories – underage, pregnant women and women with children, disabled, elderly”, – said the President.

The Head of State stressed that over the years of independence the country conducted amnesties 8 times.

“It is expected the amnesty will cover about 28 thousand citizens. This is an important humanistic action on the eve of the anniversary of our Independence”, – said Nursultan Nazarbayev.

The President of Kazakhstan noted that 1,500 people will be released from prisons, 80% of them will be on probation supervision.

Source: Kazakhtan 2050