“The amnesty applies to 5,800 prisoners. A total of 1,700 of them have been released. The sentence of 114 prisoners has been reduced by six months. Over 4,000 prisoners have been freed from punishment in the form of fines, correctional and public works,” a source said.
The Amnesty Act was presented to the parliament by First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, MP Mehriban Aliyeva.