Ayatollah Ali Khamenei pardoned or commuted prison terms of 809 prisoners.
The move came on the occasion of Farvardin 12 (April 1), Islamic Republic of Iran's Day.
The leadership’s website announced the news on Tuesday.
It came in response to a request by Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani.
According to Article 110 of the Constitution, the Supreme Leader of Iran has the privilege to pardon or commute prison terms of inmates upon recommendation by head of the Iranian Judiciary.