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#Pardon

# pardon - Monday 4 June, 2018

Trump asserts 'absolute right' to pardon himself

Trump asserts 'absolute right' to pardon himself

It is believed to be the first time Trump himself has asserted the power.

# pardon - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Trump pardons boxing's first black heavyweight champion after Stallone's appeals

Trump had said previously that Stallone had brought Johnson’s story to his attention in a phone call.

# pardon - Saturday 11 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge Urban Outfitters are taking the absolute piss with this 'crop top' Pardon

Urban Outfitters are taking the absolute piss with this 'crop top'

What exactly do you expect us to do with this?

# pardon - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Assange 'standing by' offer to be extradited to US - lawyer

Assange has been living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since June 2012 to avoid being extradited to Sweden.

Poll: Should Barack Obama pardon Edward Snowden? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Barack Obama pardon Edward Snowden?

After commuting the sentence of Chelsea Manning, should Obama offer a pardon to the whistleblower Edward Snowden?

# pardon - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence'

She has served seven years of a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material.

# pardon - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Full pardon granted to French woman who killed abusive husband

The woman in her 60s will walk free from a jail southeast of Paris where she was serving a 10-year sentence for the killing.

# pardon - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa is not one of 82 young people freed from Egyptian jail today

He has now been awaiting trial for 1,187 days.

# pardon - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Britain is to pardon thousands of people convicted of homosexuality

Anyone alive who was convicted of same-sex acts before the law was abolished will now receive an automatic pardon.

# pardon - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Harry Gleeson granted Ireland's first posthumous pardon, 74 years after his execution

He was hanged in 1941 after being convicted of murdering Mary McCarthy.

# pardon - Saturday 31 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Benedict Cumberbatch appeals for pardon for gay men convicted of 'indecency' Pardon

Benedict Cumberbatch appeals for pardon for gay men convicted of 'indecency'

Stephen Fry is also one of the signatories of an open letter calling on the British government to pardon the men.

# pardon - Monday 30 December, 2013

Myanmar's president pardons political offenders

Myanmar’s reformist president is trying to fulfil his pledge to free all political prisoners by the end of this year.

# pardon - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Obama pardons Popcorn, the National Thanksgiving turkey

Popcorn was declared the winner of the 2013 National Thanksgiving Turkey competition and won’t end up on someone’s plate tomorrow.

# pardon - Monday 22 July, 2013

Dubai pardons alleged rape victim who was sentenced to 16 months in prison

The Norwegian woman was convicted of having sex outside marriage after she reported an alleged rape by a co-worker.

# pardon - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Bill giving amnesty to Irish WWII deserters presented to Dáil

Soldiers who deserted the Defence Forces to fight for the allied side were denied pay and pension rights.

# pardon - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: WW2 pardon, promissory notes and obesity

The Operation Transformation team meet the Health committee this morning to discuss Ireland’s obesity problem.

# pardon - Monday 20 August, 2012

Pussy Riot will not ask Putin for pardon: lawyer

The three women told their lawyer: “Let them go to hell with their pardon”.

# pardon - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Death row prisoner given reprieve two hours before execution

Warren Hill, who is intellectually disabled,was sentenced to death for killing a fellow prisoner.

# pardon - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Column: Time to ask questions about Irish army deserters during World War II

What do we know about the men who deserted during the war? Noble heroes who fought for the allies, mercenaries who battled the Nazis, or simply men who wanted out, asks Dr Michael Kennedy.

# pardon - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Govt apologises for treatment of Irish WWII veterans

Defence Forces members who fought with the Allies in WWII were persecuted in Ireland for desertion.

# pardon - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Poll: Should Irish soldiers who fought in WWII be pardoned for deserting? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish soldiers who fought in WWII be pardoned for deserting?

They “contributed to the freedom of Europe” but were met with “starvation orders” when they got home. Should those 5,000 soldiers who fought for the Allies against Hitler’s forces be pardoned for deserting the Irish army?

Shatter indicates pardon on the way for Irish deserters who fought in WWII

Thousands of Irish soldiers fled the Defence Forces to fight for the Allies in World War II. They were persecuted upon their return to Ireland.

# pardon - Sunday 31 July, 2011

Iranian man due to be blinded over acid attack pardoned by victim

Ameneh Bahrami was blinded and seriously injured when her classmate threw a jar of acid at her following her refusal to marry him.

# pardon - Thursday 31 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge Irishman may be pardoned for conviction – 166 years after his execution Pardon

Irishman may be pardoned for conviction – 166 years after his execution

Rhode Island politician determined to clear name of Irishman put to death in 1845.