UAE law specifies photos and electronic publications that are punishable by imprisonment and a fine of 500,000

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A list of photos and news whose publication is punishable by UAE law has been determined by imprisonment and a fine of 500,000 dirhams. The UAE authorities have repeatedly warned citizens and residents of the UAE against committing this mistake, which is considered an infringement on the privacy of others.

Providing a list of photographs and pieces of news whose dissemination is punishable by incarceration and a fine of half a million dollars

The United Arab Emirates government has compiled a list of images and news articles whose dissemination is illegal and punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of 500,000 dirhams. The authorities in the UAE have issued several warnings to the country's inhabitants and residents, advising them against making this error, which is regarded as an invasion of the privacy of other people.

UAE law punishes publishers of some pictures and news on social media sites with imprisonment and a fine

According to UAE legislation, those who publish certain pictures and news articles on social networking networks are subject to imprisonment and a fine, Caution is advised against committing the crime of publishing some photographs and news on social networking sites in the United Arab Emirates, since the penalty for doing so is up to 6 months in prison and a fine beginning at 150,000 dirhams and going up to 500,000 dirhams. In addition, the United Arab Emirates has one of the harshest prison sentences in the world.

What is the penalty for violating the privacy of others in the UAE?

What kind of consequences will one face in the United Arab Emirates if they invade the privacy of another person? Counselor Yousef Amin Al-Ali explained that the penalty for violating the privacy of others in the Emirates, according to Emirati law, is the imposition of a fine of not less than 150 thousand dirhams, and may increase according to the amount of harm to which the victim was exposed, to reach a maximum of 500 thousand dirhams, as well as imprisonment for a period of up to six months, or either one of the two penalties. According to Article 44 of Decree Law No. 34 about Combating Rumors and Cybercrimes, which outlines circumstances of violating privacy or the sanctity of the private life of individuals, the act of invading the privacy of others is a crime that is punishable by law. This is the case despite the fact that doing so is a violation of the law.

A list of photos and posts on social media sites that are punishable by UAE law

The following is a collection of photographs and posts that can be found on social networking sites that are illegal under UAE legislation, According to Article No. 44, anyone who uses an information network, electronic information system, or any other information technology means shall be punished by imprisonment for a period of not less than six months and a fine of not less than 150,000 dirhams and not more than 500,000 dirhams, or either one of these two penalties, whichever is greater. Alternatively, the individual may be subject to both of these punishments. With the intention of violating the privacy of a person or the sanctity of private or family life, of individuals without their consent and in circumstances that are not permitted by law, in any one of the following ways: eavesdropping, intercepting, recording, transmitting, broadcasting, or disclosing conversations or communications, Or audio or visual materials, and taking pictures of others in any public or private place, or preparing electronic images, as well as taking pictures of others in any public or private place, and taking pictures of And disseminating news, electronic images, photographs, scenes, remarks, data, or information with the goal of causing injury to the individual, even if the information is correct and the images are true.

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