Apr 23, 2013
Time served at Dubai Central Prison can be time well spent for inmates employed in the jail's furniture manufacturing warehouse, handicraft workshop or garage. The aim is to send them back into society not just as better people, but also with useful skills.
Read Article An inside job: Dubai inmates pick up skills for life
Mar 28, 2013
Brig Gen Hamad Al Shamsi, the director general of penitentiary institutions at the Ministry of Interior, said a new law has been submitted for approval.
Read Article New law to grant UAE prisoners conjugal visits from wives
Feb 13, 2013
No benefit for bounced cheques inmates as crimes must be recognised by both countries. Read Article Prisoner-swap agreement reached between UAE and UK
Feb 06, 2013
Thirteen inmates who memorised between one and three chapters of the Quran took part in a contest at Al Falia Central Prison in Ras Al Khaimah on Tuesday. Read Article 13 prisoners take part in Quran recital contest
Feb 04, 2013
The ruler of Ras Al Khaimah has ordered the release of those who pledge to repay their financial obligations. Read Article 63 prisoners to be released in RAK
Feb 03, 2013
The Pakistan embassy confirms that nearly 300 prisoners who are serving time for minor offences, will be repatriated in the coming weeks. Read Article Hundreds of Pakistani prisoners in Abu Dhabi to be sent home
Dec 13, 2012
Prison chief says 12,784 books were borrowed in Dubai prisons this year.
Read Article Prisoners in Dubai hitting the books
Dec 11, 2012
First batch of Pakistani prisoners could be transferred to jails in their home country next month, but Indian inmates may have to wait up to nine months. Read Article UAE approves agreements to extradite foreign prisoners
Dec 10, 2012
Seventy five inmates from Sharjah who have almost completed their jail terms have been released. Read Article 75 Sharjah prisoners pardoned and released
Nov 28, 2012
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan orders the release of 1097 prisoners on the occasion of 41st National Day. Read Article UAE president pardons 1,097 prisoners to mark National Day