Kissing in Public in Dubai = 1 Month in Jail

If you love your freedom, don't kiss your mate in public - that's the lesson a British couple learned the hard way in Dubai, where they were sentenced to 1 month in jail for public indecency:

Ayman Najafi, 24, and Charlotte Adams, 25, were sentenced to a month in prison with subsequent deportation and fined about £200 for drinking alcohol.

The pair were arrested in November after a local woman accused them of breaking the country's decency laws by kissing on the mouth in a restaurant.

The initial complaint against them was made by a 38-year-old woman who said she was offended by their behaviour at the Jumeirah Beach Residence, where she was dining with her daughter.

The pair's defence lawyers said the woman - who did not appear in court - had not seen the kiss herself, but had been told by her two-year-old child that the girl had seen them kissing.


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Fucking backwards country. I'm so glad that soon enough they will run out of oil and have nothing left to offer the world except an arse-backwards society.

Seriously. Muslims wonder why the world hates them. This is one example of why. Forget terrorism. Lets sort out these rules they apply to foreigners (why aren't we allowed to impose our social rules on muslims in England?) and their whole stoning of rape victims.

Honestly if that country was wiped off the map I wouldn't care, so long as the innocent people who don't want to impose such rules survive elsewhere.
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I understand that the laws abroad may be divers from the ones we follow here in Canada. But I refuse to believe that as tourists we would have to be subjected to such outrageous laws (kissing in public, i mean seriously close your eyes). Funny though, when tourists from Dubai or any other middle eastern country comes here to the home of the free they do not feel the need to follow our laws, can anyone tell me why that is? I believe in equality and freedom of religion and all that, but this is ridiculous to jail a couple for loving each other in public, Its ok if we just do not go to Dubai or Abu dhabi maybe then with the lack of income would the honourable nation realize how important we law braking tourists are! (the oil well will find its end one day)!
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No need for you all to argue. Don't you think its at least odd to not have the woman who reported in the court? Where do you hear about a "FAIR "trial in court where one of the parts is missing?
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'obama' you need to quit being a racist looser. thats there belief and there rules in that country, so if you cannot obey these rules then dont go to the country , its simple
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