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Hundreds released in UAE pardons

The traditional round of prisoner pardons to mark Eid Al-Adha saw more than 1,200 people released from custody across the UAE. The process began on 24 July with an announcement that President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan had ordered the release of 515 prisoners, accompanied by a pledge to settle their financial debts. On the same day, Ajman Ruler Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al-Nuaimi ordered 62 prisoners who had demonstrated good conduct to be freed immediately.

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