Press releases

Tax Gap remains low

Tax Gap remains low

Jun 20, 2019 10:15 BST
The Tax Gap for 2017/2018 is 5.6%, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) confirmed today.

Indian housewife wrongly jailed in UAE over a bounced cheque she never wrote

Indian housewife wrongly jailed in UAE over a bounced cheque she never wrote

Jun 18, 2019 10:43 BST
Indian national Mary D’Souza has been in UAE detention for over 18 months after an one ...

​Saudi sisters seek asylum after a lifetime of abuse

​Saudi sisters seek asylum after a lifetime of abuse

Jun 14, 2019 16:16 BST
The first detailed account of Saudi sisters Dua and Dalal Al-Shweiki released by Detain...

​Detained in Dubai takes case of Saudi sisters Dua and Dalal in asylum bid

​Detained in Dubai takes case of Saudi sisters Dua and Dalal in asylum bid

Jun 14, 2019 09:10 BST
Saudi sisters Dua and Dalal fled alleged abuse and seek asylum at UN; Detained in Dubai...

UAE disregard for Canadian concerns over Gauthier case

UAE disregard for Canadian concerns over Gauthier case

Jun 12, 2019 12:21 BST
Despite contact between the Canadian Foreign Ministry and UAE counterparts, whistleblow...

Canada accused of “complicity” if it continues to promote UAE while citizen remains victim of “rampant human rights abuses”.

Canada accused of “complicity” if it continues to promote UAE while citizen remains victim of “rampant human rights abuses”.

Jun 09, 2019 14:13 BST
André Gauthier was extradited from Oman to the UAE on May 30th, roughly a month after a...

Gift Aid fraudster spent more than £76k cruising the world

Gift Aid fraudster spent more than £76k cruising the world

Jun 03, 2019 08:15 BST
A charity treasurer who tried to steal more than £330,000 in a Gift Aid repayment fraud...

Breakthrough controls stop phone fraudsters spoofing HMRC

Breakthrough controls stop phone fraudsters spoofing HMRC

Jun 01, 2019 00:01 BST
New defensive controls deployed by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have put an end to fra...

​André Gauthier interrogé par des agents et refusé l'accès aux diplomates Canadiens

​André Gauthier interrogé par des agents et refusé l'accès aux diplomates Canadiens

May 31, 2019 21:14 BST
Il vient d'être cuisiné par 5 policiers depuis des heures. Il n'a pas été autorisé à vo...

Andre Gauthier interrogated by officers and denied access to Canadian diplomats

Andre Gauthier interrogated by officers and denied access to Canadian diplomats

May 31, 2019 16:12 BST
“He has just been cooked by 5 police officers for hours. He hasn’t been allowed to see ...