A fine of 500 thousand dirhams and imprisonment is a penalty for publishing the photos in the Emirates
The UAE authorities announced that a fine of 500,000 dirhams and imprisonment will be imposed as a penalty for publishing photos in the UAE with the intention of causing harm, whether in private or public places.
If the photographs were published in the Emirates, the offender would face a fine of 500,000 dirhams in addition to possible jail time, Publication of images in the United Arab Emirates with the intent to cause injury, whether in private or public settings, will result in a punishment of 500,000 dirhams and possible imprisonment, according to a recent announcement made by the relevant authorities in the UAE.
Filming others in public places and publishing their photos with the intention of “harming” is a crime
A person commits a felony if they film other people in public locations and distribute their images with the goal of "harming" them, Counselor Yousef Al-Ali, Chief Prosecutor at the Dubai Prosecution, stated that the latest law to combat rumors and cybercrimes enlarged the scope of criminalizing photography. This was stated by the Chief Prosecutor at the Dubai Prosecution. After having been confined to private locations alone, it has now expanded to include public locations. He ascribed this to the fact that he had received reports of people secretly filming other people in public locations while they were unaware of it. He pointed out that under the previous legislation, they were not held legally liable, and he pointed out that "the amendment to the law greatly limits these practices." During a symposium held by the Dubai Judicial Institute on the occasion of World Law Day and titled "Social Media Channels... Responsibilities and Duties," he added that "harming others is a basic condition for conviction in the crime of publishing news, electronic images, photographs, data, information, or scenes belonging to the owner of the content." The symposium was titled "Social Media Channels... Responsibilities and Duties." Even if the photographs and the information are authentic."
The penalty for “invasion of privacy” is imprisonment and a fine of up to 500,000 dirhams
In the United Arab Emirates, the crime known as "invasion of privacy" carries a sentence of imprisonment and a fine of up to 500,000 dirhams, Major Ali Musaad, an expert in the Legal Affairs Department of the Dubai Police, stated that the legal responsibility falls on the manager of social media groups, such as "WhatsApp groups," if he does not immediately delete any offensive or insulting content that occurred from one of the group members, and action is taken against him, such as warning him or canceling his membership. In turn, this expert stated that the legal responsibility falls on the manager of social media groups, such as "WhatsApp groups." It was stated at a symposium that was organized by the Dubai Judicial Institute that "it is necessary to be aware of the text of Article (44), which deals with crimes of assaulting... privacy, because it deals with practices in which some people may be involved." Additionally, it was stated that it stipulates that "anyone who uses an information network or engages in the dissemination of false information is subject to the provisions of this article." In summary, the symposium discussed the most recent amendments and the most important articles contained in Federal Law No Or the materials in audio format.
Cases of publishing photos punishable by UAE law
Publication of photographs might result in legal consequences in the UAE, In addition to publishing news, electronic images, photographs, scenes, remarks, data, or information, criminal techniques also include taking pictures of other people in any public or private place, preparing, transmitting, revealing, copying, or maintaining electronic images, and taking pictures of other people in any public or private place. Criminal methods also include publishing electronic images. And genuine, with the purpose to cause harm to the individual in question. He explained that "proof of intent to harm is done through investigations and other legal procedures that determine whether there are previous disputes, threats of publication, or other circumstances that prove that the publisher of the content intended to harm its owner." These investigations and other legal procedures assess if there are previous disputes, threats of publication, or other circumstances that prove that the publisher of the content intended to harm its owner. He continued by saying, "One of the ways in which The article also stipulates that "taking pictures of the injured, dead, or victims of accidents or disasters, and transmitting or publishing them without permission or approval from those concerned," pointing out that "it is possible that a crime may occur, such as a person appearing in underwear in a mall, but it may result in A greater crime, such as photographing this person and publishing his image in violation of the law."