This news serves as a warning to all that it is a crime in the UAE if you are insulting anybody or if you make fun of them. Posting cruel content like this is also a crime so be mindful of your actions.
To everyone, please don’t do this even if you think this is ‘for fun’. It is just cruel to make fun of anybody. The UAE also has strict rules for insults/offending anyone and for posting on social media.
Arab Men Arrested for Mockery and Posting on Social Media
The Public Prosecution has ordered the arrest and provisional detention of four Arab nationals accused of offending an Asian resident.
After receiving a report from the Public Prosecution’s Federal Investigation Office, the prosecutors remanded them in custody.
According to the report, the accused posted a video on the Internet for them making fun of the victim and abusing him physically.
The arrested face charges of physical abuse, violation of privacy using media outlets and immoral conduct.
Here is the post from WAM news agency:
— WAM English (@WAMNEWS_ENG) January 22, 2021