This is what the UAE law says!
Dalelv told police March 6 that she was raped while in the emirate on business. Her father said she was instead jailed for four days and had her passport and money confiscated. She was then charged.
Norwegian diplomats secured her release to the local Norwegian Seamen’s Church.
The Norwegian Department of Foreign Affairs said Thursday that the verdict “flies in the face of our notion of justice” and was “highly problematic” in terms of Western human rights.
For a rape conviction, United Arab Emirates law requires either a confession or four adult male witnesses to the attack.
- Dubai imprisons Norwegian woman who reported rape (usatoday.com)