Blog posts • Jan 09, 2019 13:42 GMT
Rahaf Alqunun fled Saudi, with the ultimate plan of seeking asylum in Australia. Her allegations of abuse highlight a lack of infrastructure in Saudi to protect women from abuse as well as a clear message that male guardianship laws need reform.
The truth about leaving debt behind in Dubai - Common questions answered by the debt team at Detained in Dubai
Blog posts • Jan 04, 2019 14:21 GMT
Leaving a debt behind in Dubai has proved more difficult with their abuse of the Interpol database and international enforcement agreements that have allowed them to take legal action abroad. There are a number of common questions that Detained in Dubai receives that need clarification for people who have found themselves in this situation.
Gulf human rights abuses under spotlight as Australian footballers lobby against Hakeem's extradition to Bahrain & while Aussie Jo Sarlak suffers in Qatar as World Cup approaches
Blog posts • Jan 01, 2019 13:12 GMT
Opposition to footballer extradition to Bahrain while Qatar poised to host World Cup exposes uneven approach to human rights in Gulf states.
Blog posts • Apr 21, 2018 16:33 BST
No official response has been made by the UAE with regard to the disappearance of Sheikha Latifa bint Al Maktoum, daughter of the ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Without an official statement, journalists have no choice but to accept unverifiable claims that purport to represent the UAE’s stance, if they want to report the story in a balanced way.
Blog posts • Apr 02, 2018 19:43 BST
The United Arab Emirates has only one play to make in terms of damage control over their heinous attack on the American yacht Nostromo
Blog posts • Apr 02, 2018 11:21 BST
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates, mobilised the armed forces of the UAE and recruited the participation of the Indian Coast Guard to attack an American-flagged private yacht sailing in international waters, essentially over a dispute within his family.
Blog posts • Mar 27, 2018 13:20 BST
Implications for Sheikh Mohammed of UAE's recent attack of US registered yacht in international waters
Blog posts • Mar 22, 2018 10:30 GMT
The families of Herve Jaubert and Tina Jauhiaien have stated that both have been released by the UAE and are on their way home. If this information is accurate, it appears to confirm their illegal abduction at sea and the interception of an American flagged vessel in international waters.
Blog posts • Mar 17, 2018 21:09 GMT
Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum, daughter of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (one of three daughters with the same name), disappeared from the UAE, most likely in late February.
Blog posts • Feb 09, 2018 08:40 GMT
UK law firms like Coyle White Devine being used by UAE banks to chase expat debt victims
UAE legal abuse and wrongful convictions in absentia, Interpol and licensing repercussions amongst financial and legal professionals abroad, and outright business theft. What can be done in response?
Blog posts • Feb 07, 2018 11:55 GMT
Legal abuse and wrongful convictions in absentia, Interpol and licensing repercussions amongst financial and legal professionals abroad, and outright business theft. What can be done in response by the victims?
Blog posts • Jan 16, 2018 10:52 GMT
Huge worry for international plane travelers transiting through Dubai, as legal medications land Brits in jail.
Brit and Aussie expats warned: The dangers of working in the UAE are just as great when working for your countrymen
Blog posts • Oct 11, 2017 11:17 BST
The world's media has been focused on the UAE's mistreatment of tourists and visitors recently. Western expats feeling safe by working for their own countrymen and insulated from mistreatment. In fact Western owned and run companies are just as guilty of internationally unacceptable practises while operating in the UAE as anyone else.
Blog posts • Sep 05, 2017 11:06 BST
This week, my Stirling Haigh Partner Mr David Haigh and I both attended Scotland's Edinburgh Sheriffs Court in Chambers Street to give expert evidence for the defence in a frivolous UAE initiated extradition case against an Edinburgh bus driver by his disgruntled ex son in law
Blog posts • Aug 24, 2017 15:22 BST
Seeking advice from forums is leaving UK debtors at risk of Interpol red notices and arrest.