Sheikh Khalifa lauded for releasing inmates ahead of Eid Al Adha

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Abu Dhabi - UAE president's order to release prisoners gives them a second chance: UAE Attorney-General.

By Wam

Published: Mon 5 Aug 2019, 5:35 PM

Last updated: Thu 8 Aug 2019, 9:21 AM

Dr. Hamad Saif Al Shamsi, UAE Attorney-General, has said that the decision of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to release several prisoners, including those convicted of terrorism and extremism charges, on the occasion of Eid Al Adha, reflects his keenness to give everyone a second chance to reintegrate into the community, after completing rehabilitation programmes.
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"This generous act will give prisoners the inspiration and hope to acquire such pardons, and will motivate them to reject destructive ideas and ideologies and become good citizens, to be re-integrated into the Emirati community," said Al Shamsi while urging the released prisoners to become committed members of society and contribute towards community development.
On the occasion of Eid Al Adha, Al Shamsi congratulated Sheikh Khalifa, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and and Rulers of the Emirates, and the Crown Princes.

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