Par­don for Ra­madan

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HH Sheikh Khal­ifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE Pres­i­dent, has or­dered the re­lease of 1,010 pris­on­ers be­ing held in UAE be­fore the Holy Month of Ra­madan. State news agency WAM re­ported that the cho­sen pris­on­ers have shown dis­ci­pline and are ready to be­gin a new life. The or­der came ahead of Ra­madan next week, in or­der to en­sure pris­on­ers re­unite with their fam­i­lies, WAM re­ported yes­ter­day. Last year, the num­ber of par­doned pris­on­ers stood at 1,700, with 734 re­leased from Dubai alone.

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