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United Arab Emirates leaders pardon more than 1,600 prisoners ahead of Eid al-Adha

Dubai’s Vice President, Prime Minister and Sovereign Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum to release 505 prisoners from Dubai’s correctional and punishment facilities prior to Eid al-Adher I ordered.

Inmates are chosen on the basis of good deeds and actions.

The prosecution will immediately begin legal proceedings to execute the order.

Each year, United Arab Emirates leaders pardon prisoners during Ramadan, Eid al-Fitr, and Eid al-Adha as a gesture of generosity to their rehabilitation.

Amnesty is an attempt to give them the opportunity to start a new life and ease the hardships of their family.

On July 5, UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Adha ordered the release of 737 prisoners prior to Eid al-Adha.

read: United Arab Emirates President Eid al-Adha pardons 737 prisoners

In other United Arab Emirates, Sharjah’s Supreme Council member and ruler Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Alkasimi ordered the release of 194 prisoners.

Meanwhile, Fujairah’s Supreme Council member and ruler Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed al-Shalki ordered the release of 146 prisoners.

In addition, Sheikh Humid bin Rashid al-Nuami, a member of the Supreme Council and ruler of Ajman, ordered the release of 93 prisoners.

The national private sector and federal officials will be on holiday to commemorate Eid Al Adher from Friday, July 8th to Monday, July 11th. The first day will be Saturday, July 9th.

read: Eid Al Adha 2022: UAE announces federal, private sector employee holidays

Meanwhile, Eid al-Adha’s Covid safety protocol has been announced domestically. The rules limit the time of Eid prayers to 20 minutes. In the meantime, worshipers must wear a mask and maintain a distance of at least 1 meter. We also recommend the use of personal or disposable prayer mats.

read: UAE announces Eid Al Adha’s Covid protocol

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