Ramaphosa pardons over 14000 offenders on “Reconciliation Day”

Image credit: Abigail Javier/EWN By BO Staff Writer On 16 December 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa authorized the release of 14,647 persons from prison by granting pardons via the special remission of sentences to certain categories of offenders. This move was meant to officially mark “Reconciliation Day”. Among those pardoned are Fees Must Fall leader Khanya …