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During the release, a police official announced that the prisoners, whose sentences have been commuted, had the option of getting employed in petrol stations in different districts.
India released 39 Pakistani prisoners lodged in jails across the country through Wagah-Attari route on Wednesday.
Japan is in the midst of a geriatric crime wave such that its prisons increasingly look like nursing homes.
This latest action would likely spell the end of prison critics' hopes that Obama will close the controversial facility by executive order.
Cuba has pardoned 787 prisoners in response to Pope Francis's call for world leaders to show mercy to inmates.
The convicts are expected from 12 countries, including Britain, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Spain, the US, South Africa, and Sweden.
The Military Court of Yaounde sentenced the three men to prison for "non-denunciation of terrorist acts", a statement read.
Pakistan rights activists appeals against executing mentally-ill person convicted for killing cleric
The apex court said schizophrenia was a "recoverable disease" and sentenced the 50-year-old to death