C.), an era which influenced the world’s most significant cultures.
Persons found to be carrying such items, even in the smallest quantities, will be arrested and face strict criminal penalties, including imprisonment, large monetary fines, forfeiture of the items, and deportation. Please review Alcohol and Drugs in the Criminal Penalties section of this document for more information on the UAE’s strict anti-drug laws. citizens in the United Arab Emirates should exercise a high level of security awareness, even though law enforcement units have effectively demonstrated the capacity to detect, deter, and prevent acts of terrorism in the UAE. citizens should avoid contact with any suspicious, unfamiliar objects and report the presence of the objects to local authorities. In addition, engaging in mapping activities, especially mapping that includes the use of GPS equipment, without coordination with UAE authorities, may have the same consequences. citizens, especially women, should take precautions against the possibility of verbal and physical harassment or sexual assault when walking alone, consuming alcohol, or riding in a taxi cab. Please see Codes of Behavior and Dress below for additional information on rape and sexual relations outside marriage. Pirated Goods: Do not buy counterfeit and pirated goods, even if they are widely available. We can: Remember that local authorities are responsible for investigating and prosecuting the crime. citizen victims of domestic violence may contact the Embassy for assistance. Furthermore, some laws are also prosecutable in the U. For examples, see our website on crimes against minors abroad and the Department of Justice website.
Athens is one of Europe’s oldest cities, as its history begins as early as the Neolithic age.
One of its most historical periods in terms of values, philosophy and civilization is the “Golden Age of Pericles” (5th Century B.
Fishing or sailing in these waters may result in seizure of vessels and detention of passengers and crew in Iran. Crime: Most travelers to the UAE are not affected by crime. Victims of harassment or assault are encouraged to report such incidents to the U. Users of social media should be cautious about posting information that might be deemed to insult or challenge the local government. Persons violating Emirati laws, even unknowingly, may be expelled, arrested, imprisoned, or prevented from traveling and their passports held by local authorities for extended periods of time.
Obtaining consular assistance in Iran is difficult and can only be done through the Swiss Embassy in Tehran, which acts as a Protecting Power, providing limited U. Violent crimes and crimes against property are rare. Victims of Crime: If you or someone you know becomes the victim of a crime abroad, you should contact the local police and the nearest U. Alcohol and Drugs: Consuming or possessing alcohol without a Ministry of Interior liquor permit is illegal and could result in arrest and/or fines and imprisonment.