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#Pardon

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Trump pardons boxing's first black heavyweight champion after Stallone's appeals Jack Johnson

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.

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

What exactly do you expect us to do with this?

From TheJournal.ie Assange 'standing by' offer to be extradited to US - lawyer Wikileaks

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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?

From TheJournal.ie Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence' Clemency

Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence'

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

From TheJournal.ie Full pardon granted to French woman who killed abusive husband Jacqueline Sauvage

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa is not one of 82 young people freed from Egyptian jail today No Reprieve

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Britain is to pardon thousands of people convicted of homosexuality We Take It All Back

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.

From TheJournal.ie Harry Gleeson granted Ireland's first posthumous pardon, 74 years after his execution Conviction

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Myanmar's president pardons political offenders Pardon

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.

From TheJournal.ie Obama pardons Popcorn, the National Thanksgiving turkey Thanksgiving

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.

From TheJournal.ie Dubai pardons alleged rape victim who was sentenced to 16 months in prison Dubai

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.

From TheJournal.ie Bill giving amnesty to Irish WWII deserters presented to Dáil World War II

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.

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas agenda: WW2 pardon, promissory notes and obesity Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: WW2 pardon, promissory notes and obesity

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

From TheJournal.ie Pussy Riot will not ask Putin for pardon: lawyer Dissent

Pussy Riot will not ask Putin for pardon: lawyer

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

From TheJournal.ie Death row prisoner given reprieve two hours before execution Death Penalty

Death row prisoner given reprieve two hours before execution

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: Time to ask questions about Irish army deserters during World War II Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie Govt apologises for treatment of Irish WWII veterans Pardon

Govt apologises for treatment of Irish WWII veterans

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

From TheJournal.ie 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?

From TheJournal.ie Shatter indicates pardon on the way for Irish deserters who fought in WWII World War II

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.

From TheJournal.ie Iranian man due to be blinded over acid attack pardoned by victim Iran

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.

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.