A mother and her son are tried in Abu Dhabi for publishing a video, punishable by a fine of 100,000 dirhams
Publishing a video clip was the reason for an investigation against a mother and her son at the Abu Dhabi Prosecution, subjecting them to imprisonment and a fine of 100,000 dirhams, which is the penalty specified by law for those who spread rumors or false information via social media clips.
There is a trial taking on in Abu Dhabi for a mother and her son for distributing a video, which is punishable by a punishment of one hundred thousand dirhams, An investigation was opened against a mother and her son at the Abu Dhabi Prosecution because of the publication of a video clip. The mother and her son face the possibility of imprisonment and a fine of 100,000 dirhams, which is the penalty that is stipulated by law for individuals who spread rumors or false information through social media clips.
Abu Dhabi Prosecution takes legal action against a mother and her son in an incident of circulating false information regarding the eviction of a property
Following an incident in which a mother and her son were found to have disseminated false information concerning the eviction of a property, the Abu Dhabi Prosecution has started legal proceedings against them, Immediately following the dissemination of a video clip on social media platforms that contained false information regarding the eviction of a property, the Public Prosecution in Abu Dhabi initiated legal proceedings against a mother and her son. These proceedings were carried out in accordance with a judicial ruling that was issued by the Abu Dhabi courts in accordance with the established legal procedures. Abu Dhabi's Public Prosecution Department provided an explanation, The son's claim that his mother was coerced into leaving the house by his father's siblings was included in the video that was distributed. Investigations revealed that there was a lawsuit filed by the heirs, which included the son's father and his siblings, requesting that the property be vacated. The court ruled that the property be vacated and handed over to the plaintiffs, free of people and concerns, and the dispute was resolved. It was found that there was a personal status case in which a ruling was issued requiring the father to provide maintenance for the son in the amount of 2,500 dirhams per month and to impose a rent for a nursery residence in the amount of 30,000 dirhams annually, beginning from the date the defendant left the nursery residence. She added that the ruling was upheld by the Court of Appeal, and that it was found that there was a personal status case.
Abu Dhabi Prosecution instructions regarding publishing video clips on social media sites
The directions provided by the Abu Dhabi Prosecution regulating the publication of video clips on social media websites, Before broadcasting or circulating clips on social media sites, the Public Prosecution suggested that it is necessary to ensure that the clips are accurate and credible. Additionally, it was recommended that the clips not be republished or circulated without first confirming the information from its official sources. This was done in order to safeguard against legal culpability.
Punishment for spreading rumors on social media sites in the UAE
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has a punishment for propagating rumors on social media networks, The Abu Dhabi Prosecution confirmed that these actions are considered a crime punishable by law, whether related to spreading, re-publishing or circulating rumors and false news, in accordance with Article 52 of Federal Decree Law No. (34) of 2021 regarding combating rumors and electronic crimes, which stipulates that: Anyone who uses the information network or any means of information technology to broadcast, publish, re-publish, circulate or re-circulate false news, data, false or malicious reports or rumours, or Misleading or false.