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DUBAI – The Dubai Police reminded social media users that what they post on the internet may land them in serious trouble to the tune of up to Dh1 million.
In a new video posted on social media, Dubai Police said certain social media posts can be considered a criminal violation, which is subject to massive fines and jail time.
– Offending Islamic sanctities or rituals
– Offending the sanctities or rituals of other religions
– Insulting any religion
– Insulting any religious symbol
– Encouraging, inciting or promoting sin
– Violation of people’s rights and privacy
Penalty: Fine ranging from Dh250,000 to Dh1 million
There is an additional punishment of 7 years in jail for any post against God, His prophets, messengers or Islam.
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