Parliament has evaluated the report by the Petition Committee on the concerns raised by inmates of Asseyri Prison and passed the proposal to request clemency for well-behaved inmates at the prison.
The report includes a proposal to request clemency from the President to well-behaved inmates at the prison under a special policy. Moreover, implementation of a lenient non-custodial sentence for individuals who commit small crimes, where they can serve their crimes through community service instead of serving a prison sentence.
Furthermore, it contained amendments to the Parole Act and the Clemency Act to prevent delays in granting parole or clemency to deserving inmates.
The inquiry report submitted by the Petition Committee was passed with votes from 26 MPs.