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Posting Gruesome Images is Prohibited

Posting Gruesome Images is Prohibited

According to the public advisory post of Consul General Paul Raymund P Cortes, sharing of gruesome pictures in social media is punishable by law.

The advisory says that the UAE Interior Ministry has warned the public that sharing images of accident sites and victims is punishable by law.

Publication of such images specially in the social media is considered to be irresponsible and disrespectful to the victims.

The warning was issued after images from an accident in Ajman on Sunday was posted on social media, in which two people was killed after the vehicle crashed into a restaurant.

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