Browsing terrorist websites and visiting them repeatedly..a crime punishable by imprisonment

Legal Adviser, Dr. Youssef Al-Sharif, warned against visiting and browsing websites that promote terrorism, as it is a crime under the Rumors and Cybercrime Law

Legal Adviser, Dr. Youssef Al-Sharif, warned against visiting and browsing websites that promote terrorism, as it is a crime under the Rumors and Cybercrime Law, in the event of repeated visits, and the penalty for this is five years in prison and a fine of up to one million dirhams.

For highlighting the newly issued laws, the state’s efforts to combat terrorist groups and organizations and illegal bodies, as it works day and night through its security services, to confront them not to spread their poisonous ideas among members of society.

He pointed out that some websites attributed to such terrorist groups or groups facilitate communication with their leaders, leaders and members, with the aim of attracting new members, or promoting or favoring their ideas.

He stated that the Rumors and Cybercrime Law criminalizes the owners of these websites, whether they are those who establish them, those who manage them, or those who supervise them, or publish information through them or data. Millions of dirhams.

He pointed out that the second clause of the text of Article (21) stipulates that “the penalty shall be imprisonment for a period not exceeding five years, and a fine of not less than 500 thousand dirhams and not more than one million dirhams, for anyone who downloads the content of any of the websites referred to in the first paragraph of this The article includes incitement to hatred.”