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Statement from Cptn Herve Jaubert on the custody battle between Sheikh Mohammed and his escaped wife Princess Haya

Statement from Cptn Herve Jaubert on the custody battle between Sheikh Mohammed and his escaped wife Princess Haya

Press releases   •   Jul 10, 2019 13:37 BST

Captain Herve Jaubert is the former French spy who masterminded Sheikha Latifa's escape attempt. He is her official representative and closest confidant. He felt obliged in this respect to speak out on her behalf in regards to the upcoming custody and divorce battle between Sheikh Mohammed and his escaped wife, Princess Haya

Detained in Dubai's Radha Stirling comments on "hypocritical choice" of Nicki Minaj to perform in Saudi Arabia, while women are treated as "children, slaves or prisoners"

Detained in Dubai's Radha Stirling comments on "hypocritical choice" of Nicki Minaj to perform in Saudi Arabia, while women are treated as "children, slaves or prisoners"

Press releases   •   Jul 06, 2019 20:24 BST

Detained in Dubai's Radha Stirling comments on "hypocritical choice" of Nicki Minaj to perform in Saudi Arabia, while women are treated as "children, slaves or prisoners"

​Radha Stirling comments on the broader implications of the Princess Haya story:

​Radha Stirling comments on the broader implications of the Princess Haya story:

Press releases   •   Jul 04, 2019 15:19 BST

Princess Haya's dramatic departure from the UAE is impacting diplomatic relationships with multiple countries.

Radha Stirling:  "Latifa case proves Princess Haya had good reason to try and escape"

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Inside Detained In Dubai, the NGO representing Asa Hutchinson, and who secured the release from Dubai of Jamie Harron, Billy Barclay and Jamil Mukadam.  The CEO and founder, Radha Stirling talks candidly.

Inside Detained In Dubai, the NGO representing Asa Hutchinson, and who secured the release from Dubai of Jamie Harron, Billy Barclay and Jamil Mukadam. The CEO and founder, Radha Stirling talks candidly.

News   •   Dec 04, 2017 08:00 GMT

Recent world news has been full of high profile cases involving Brits and other expats treated inhumanely by Dubai's immature legal system. Torture, disproportionate punishments, Interpol abuse over minor debts and detention of unsuspecting tourists. One organisation is always there, fighting to get justice and fair treatment for the victims. A look behind the scenes of Detained In Dubai.

Scotland's Billy Barclay who escaped Dubai comes out in support of fellow Brits still trapped there

Scotland's Billy Barclay who escaped Dubai comes out in support of fellow Brits still trapped there

News   •   Oct 07, 2017 12:46 BST

British family man Billy Barclay, who narrowly escaped jail in the UAE recently adds his voice to the International campaign to free fellow Brits held in Dubai, Jamil Mukadam and Jamie Harron. Both face jail for offences frighteningly easy for any Western visitor to fall foul of. Billy believes the FCO ought to be much more vigilant in its warnings to travellers, and helpful to those in trouble

Edinburgh family man’s detention in Dubai highlights shortcomings on UK FCO advice

Edinburgh family man’s detention in Dubai highlights shortcomings on UK FCO advice

News   •   Oct 04, 2017 11:44 BST

The recent case of the Scotsman, Billy Barclay who has been arrested and detained in Dubai for presenting one counterfeit £20 note highlights the FCO's unwillingness to properly warn visitors to the UAE of the potential dangers. The international community are shocked at the ease with which this detention was carried out and the lack of willingness by the FCO to intervene.

Anguish for Edinburgh family as innocent father held in Dubai, facing a year in jail over counterfeit money mix up

Anguish for Edinburgh family as innocent father held in Dubai, facing a year in jail over counterfeit money mix up

News   •   Oct 03, 2017 10:28 BST

A British father of two is being held in Dubai since September 15th, facing up to a year in jail for charges (of passing a counterfeit banknote) he has already been cleared of. He was arrested, investigated and released to continue his holiday. But when he returned to the UAE the following year for another holiday, a mix up in the system saw him arrested and detained. He is still being held.

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​Spotlight on Qatar human rights:  "Australian govt. may face lawsuit for wrongful death of Joseph Sarlak” - Radha Stirling, Detained in Dubai

​Spotlight on Qatar human rights: "Australian govt. may face lawsuit for wrongful death of Joseph Sarlak” - Radha Stirling, Detained in Dubai

Blog posts   •   Jul 15, 2019 10:42 BST

Joseph Sarlak at risk of death in custody as AU govt. fails to intervene on his behalf

​Can football resolve the feud between Qatar, the UAE and Saudi Arabia?

​Can football resolve the feud between Qatar, the UAE and Saudi Arabia?

Blog posts   •   Feb 28, 2019 11:19 GMT

The ongoing dispute between Gulf neighbours Qatar, the UAE and Saudi Arabia (with a variety of other countries allied to one side or the other), has become increasingly disruptive and dangerous; even victimising disinterested foreign visitors to the Gulf as the rivals ramp up pressure tactics against each other.

Emirati woman’s asylum plea must be taken as seriously as Rahaf Mohammed

Emirati woman’s asylum plea must be taken as seriously as Rahaf Mohammed

Blog posts   •   Feb 11, 2019 15:34 GMT

​An Emirati woman who fled the UAE has been denied asylum in Macedonia and faces extradition, though she claims she has suffered serious human rights violations by her family, and will likely be severely punished for her escape.

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Thailand caught up in Bahrain’s “jurisdiction shopping” highlights need for Interpol  reform - Radha Stirling op-ed

Op-ed by Radha Stirling, Extradition & Interpol Expert, Expert Witness, Human Rights Advocate & founder of Detained in Dubai The dilemma of Bahraini refugee and pro footballer in Australia, Mr Hakeem Alaraib, raises a number questions about Interpol that are vital for the international community to answer.