Sex on the Beach in Dubai Take Couple to Prison
A British couple was arrested and sentenced to three months in prison after having sex on a public beach in Dubai, according to CNN. Police charged Michelle Palmer, 36, and Vincent Acors, 34, with illicit relations, public indecency and public intoxication on July 5.
"The emirate is a financial hub in the Middle East, catering to tourists and multi-billion dollar business deals. It is also an Islamic state straining to balance Western influence and wealth with religious traditions that forbid alcohol, un-married sex and homosexuality," according to The New York Times.