UAE jails American over video mocking Dubai teens
ABU DHABI (AFP) - A court in the United Arab Emirates jailed on Monday an American and four other men for one year after they made a YouTube video that mocked Dubai teenagers, The National daily reported.
Shezanne Cassim, a 29-year-old from Minnesota, has been held since April after being charged with endangering the security of the UAE under a cybercrimes law.
He was also fined 10,000 dirhams (S$3,447 ).
Two Indian defendants were handed a similar punishment, while two Emirati brothers, already behind bars, were jailed for eight months and each fined 5,000 dirhams, The National reported.