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Dubai orders deportations for bare balcony photograph shoot



Dubai Marina.

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  • Dubai will deport a bunch of individuals concerned in a unadorned photograph shoot on a high-rise balcony within the emirate, authorities stated.
  • The incident within the upscale Dubai Marina has been criticised as out of line with the values of the United Arab Emirates.
  • The group of ladies posing for a photographer final week was seen from neighbouring buildings and pictures of the shoot circulated on social media.

Dubai will deport a bunch of individuals concerned in a unadorned photograph shoot on a high-rise balcony within the emirate, authorities stated after criticising the incident as out of line with the values of the United Arab Emirates.

The group of bare ladies posing for a photographer final week alongside a balcony railing within the upscale Dubai Marina space was seen from neighbouring buildings. Pictures of the shoot circulated on social media.

“The people concerned will likely be deported from the United Arab Emirates. No additional remark shall be made on the matter,” Dubai’s Lawyer Normal Essam Issa Al Humaidan stated in an announcement revealed by Dubai Media Workplace on Tuesday.

The assertion didn’t present particulars on the nationalities of these concerned.

Dubai Police had on Saturday introduced the arrest of these concerned and warned in opposition to “such unacceptable behaviours which don’t replicate the values and ethics of Emirati society”.

The emirate of Dubai is a regional enterprise and tourism hub the place international residents and guests – drawn to its sun-drenched seashores, luxurious life and enterprise atmosphere – vastly outnumber Emirati nationals.

Foreigners have prior to now fallen foul of legal guidelines within the UAE, a federation of seven Muslim emirates, on indecency and alcohol consumption, akin to for kissing in public.

The UAE in November amended quite a lot of legal guidelines on points akin to cohabitation, alcohol and divorce, in a liberalising transfer seen as a push to make the nation extra enticing to international funding and tourism.

Nonetheless legal guidelines in opposition to immoral and debauched acts stay within the Federal Penal Code. Dubai Police additionally stated the UAE has legal guidelines in opposition to sharing pornographic or different materials which will prejudice public morals.


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