UAE authority denies death rumors about female student
The Emirates Schools Establishment (ESE) categorically dismissed rumors surrounding the unfortunate passing of a female student.
Emirates Schools Establishment
On a widely-shared platform 'X', ESE issued a statement to counteract misleading social media posts that claimed the student's death resulted from a heart attack triggered by academic struggles or repeating a school year. The establishment clarified that these allegations hold no truth and were entirely fabricated by social media users, lacking any factual basis.
Contradicting these assertions, ESE confirmed that the name of the student referred to in the posts cannot be located within the records of its affiliated schools.
Combatting Misinformation and Upholding Cybercrime Laws
Spreading false news and circulating rumors stands as a serious violation under the country's cybercrime legislation. ESE took the opportunity to remind the public of the importance of confirming information from credible sources before disseminating it across social media platforms. The establishment's statement underscores the need for responsible sharing of information to avoid legal repercussions.
Verifying and Sharing from Reliable Sources
In a world inundated with information, ESE's advisory highlights the critical role of authenticity in news-sharing. By urging citizens to exercise caution and verify facts before endorsing them, ESE emphasizes the significance of safeguarding public discourse and maintaining the integrity of information.