A document issued by the law and human rights ministry reviewed by Reuters stipulated that adult prisoners would be eligible for parole if they had served two-thirds of their sentences, while children would be eligible if they served half of their jail term.
Brig. Al Shamali added that Dubai Police have been keen to provide complete logistical support to the inmates so that they can communicate with their loved ones through electronic devices, in cooperation with the General Department of Artificial Intelligence at Dubai Police.
Michael White flew from Tehran to Zurich, where he was met by diplomat Brian Hook, the US special envoy for Iran who has led the negotiations for the release of White and other American detainees in Iran. White and Hook then departed Zurich on a US government plane.
The two cousins, Davad Zukanovic, 40, and Lil Ahmetovic, 46, broke out of Rebibbia prison overnight on June 2 by scaling a wall using a water hose left in a courtyard. But before they escaped, they left a note in their cell explaining they had personal reasons for needing to flee, said the Repubblica daily.
His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed also pledged to settle the financial obligations of the released prisoners.
The arrival of the Coalition forces POWs comes under the political and military leaderships’ keenness for the return of all POWs and detainees.
Long-awaited peace negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban were expected to start in Qatar within a week once the final batch of Taliban prisoners were released, the US special envoy and Afghan government sources said on Monday.
A young Emirati businessman, Abdullah Ahmed Al Ansari, donated a substantial amount to cover a large proportion of claims that were issued by the RDC against the prisoners, who are of different nationalities.
After the recent release of over 80 hardcore Taliban prisoners, after the Loya Jirga assembled in Kabul gave the go-ahead for the release of the last of 400 Taliban prisoners, a temporary halt on the release of the remaining 320 prisoners is in effect,