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DPRK to grant amnesty to prisoners

01-11-2012 14:47 BJT

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The DPRK official news agency says the nation will grant amnesty to prisoners from the beginning of next month as part of celebrations to mark the anniversaries of the births of former leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.

The amnesty is to commemorate Kim Jong Il's 70th birthday in February and the centenary in April of the birth of his father, DPRK founder Kim Il Sung.

The cabinet and relevant bodies will take measures to integrate the released prisoners into society. The pardons will be the first in more than six years.

 

 

Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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