COVID-19: Algeria frees thousands of prisoners

COVID-19: Algeria frees thousands of prisoners

Algeria has become the latest country in Africa to release some of its prisoners in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has pardoned close to 5,000 detainees who have 18 months or less to serve of their sentences.

Ethiopia has also freed thousands from prisons.Article share tools

Source: BBC

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