Keyword: pardon

Hollande pardon for French woman jailed for murdering violent spouse

Jacqueline Sauvage, 69, who was twice convicted for shooting dead her husband after decades of his violent attacks and sexual abuse, including against his own daughters, has been pardoned by President François Hollande.

French woman freed after killing abusive husband

Bernadette Dimet, 60, was given 5-year suspended sentence in trial that followed presidential pardon of another woman who killed husband.

President Hollande pardons woman jailed for killing abusive husband

Jacqueline Sauvage, aged 68, had been jailed for 10 years for shooting her husband who had abused her for decades.