UAE Leaders to Pardon More Than 1,500 Prisoners This Ramadan

According to local newspapers, last year, the UAE pardoned around 3,005 prisoners ahead of Ramadan and settled their financial burdens to give prisoners a chance for a new life and reunite families during such a blissful month, and this year is no exception. The President of the UAE, Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan has pardoned 1,511 prisoners and settled their financial obligations as Ramadan nears. Meanwhile, Humaid bin Rashid Al-Nuaimi, Ajman’s ruler pardoned 124 prisoners for good conduct. As well as Saud bin Rashid Al-Muaalla, the Ruler of Umm Al-Quwain, who released a similar order.

Via Arab News

The annual Ramadan pardon is actually part of Sheikh Khalifa’s humanitarian initiatives advocating the values of forgiveness and tolerance. Every year prisoners are given a second chance to live and reintegrate into mainstream society, and an opportunity to start a new chapter of their life among their friends and families. There’s no better time to do so than the holy month of Ramadan!

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