​Interpol abuse spotlighted after Iran Red Notice against Donald Trump

Press releases   •   Jun 29, 2020 15:38 BST

The only thing Iran has achieved in this instance is showing up how Interpol is perhaps the only policing organisation that should be defunded by the US. The escalation of offensive actions against Americans by countries like China, Qatar, Saudi & the UAE is something that needs to be urgently put in check.

Dangerous escalation of Gulf actions against Americans & British under spotlight as lawsuits launched in US & UK

Press releases   •   Jun 20, 2020 16:31 BST

A string of lawsuits have been issued in the US and UK, with rulers & VIP’s being accused of lawless behaviour on US and British soil.

​Miami woman detained in Dubai for starting her own accountancy business “suffered racism”.

Press releases   •   Jun 15, 2020 15:11 BST

Danielle Jerffries wanted to set up her own accountancy practice, but now faces imprisonment, deportation and fine after over-zealous liaison consultant filed dodgy paperwork.

Scottish Mum abandoned for 6 years and left to pay husband’s debt after he flees the country

Press releases   •   Jun 15, 2020 14:28 BST

British national detained in Dubai for six years when Lebanese husband abandoned her and three children, leaving her legally responsible for his debt.

Duped migrant workers face modern day slavery in Qatar

Press releases   •   Jun 14, 2020 15:53 BST

Qatar offers up Asian and African workers like real life slaves. It is a kin to human trafficking when someone like Jonnadula agrees to take a job as a chauffeur then ends up forced to work a hard labour job without his consent. He is not allowed to leave the country, his employer holds his passport and work permit, treats him awfully and doesn’t even provide basic health and nutrition.

​Emirates Airline layoffs leave pilots & cabin crew at risk of imprisonment or Interpol Red Notices over debts & mortgages

Press releases   •   Jun 11, 2020 14:23 BST

Pilots and cabin crew faced employment culling with hundreds let go after coronavirus lockdown. Airline staff face imprisonment and Interpol Red Notices over credit cards, loans and mortgages accrued during their service in the UAE.

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed orders release of Canadian whistleblower André Gauthier, following campaign by Detained In Dubai

Press releases   •   Jun 08, 2020 18:09 BST

Innocent Canadian André Gauthier is to be released, following discretionary intervention from Attorney General and Dubai ruler. HH Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai, along with Dubai’s Attorney General, has ordered the release of Detained in Dubai client Quebecer André Gauthier after a year-long campaign for his freedom.

​Radha Stirling of Detained in Dubai comments on Alaskan man who laundered $1B for Iran via UAE

Press releases   •   Jun 04, 2020 16:03 BST

Money laundering in the UAE has been a major issue for years, and it continues to be something of an open secret that individual emirates maintain illicit financial relations with the government of Iran in violation of international sanctions

Stirling: Qatar’s UK business holdings should support wrongfully detained expats

Press releases   •   Jun 01, 2020 07:00 BST

Due Process International CEO identifies Qatar investments in UK as possible impediment to govt intervention for citizens detained in Doha; same investments can be leveraged for resolving expat issues. Radha Stirling contacting major Qatar-owned UK companies to assist with cases of Jonathan Nash and Ranald Crook

Dechert partner Neil Gerrard fails to rebut allegations of human rights abuses

Press releases   •   May 28, 2020 14:39 BST

Deputy Judge Andrew Lenon QC has now handed down his judgment in the case of Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA) v Farhad Azima. The ruling is highly relevant to Karam Al Sadeq’s recent torture claims against international law firm Dechert and lawyer Neil Gerrard who represent RAKIA.

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