Press Releases • Mar 18, 2019 08:59 GMT
Moved to Abu Dhabi: Decorated veteran Andy Neal has been held in Dubai prison for over five months on allegations of selling drugs. The police investigation showed no evidence of any such crime, and the witness confirmed that it was not Andy he spoke of, when he made a statement.
Press Releases • Mar 07, 2019 13:23 GMT
Nightmare ongoing for army veteran Andy Neal and his increasingly distressed family who are calling for Brits to stand up for Andy and boycott Dubai
Press Releases • Mar 07, 2019 12:59 GMT
Four Corners to broadcast "Escape from Dubai: The Mystery of the Missing Princess" which details the events surrounding the case and presents an objective and disturbing picture of the United Arab Emirates which profoundly contradicts the carefully crafted image of the country as a modern, liberal Arab nation
Press Releases • Mar 04, 2019 12:25 GMT
Memorandum of Understanding between the UK and UAE designed to improve British public perception of the Emirates is a cause for concern on human rights
Former MP and Shadow Homeland Security Spokesman, Colonel Patrick Mercer, joins the outcry over the unjust jailing of former Corporal Andrew Neal in Dubai
Press Releases • Mar 04, 2019 12:09 GMT
Colonel Patrick Mercer, former commanding officer of Brit soldier unjustly jailed in Dubai joins outcry over his incarceration.
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.
Army friends rally support for Andy Neal as Dubai prosecutors claim decision on release will come Thursday
Press Releases • Feb 19, 2019 10:36 GMT
Army friends rally support for Andy Neal as Dubai prosecutors claim decision on release will come Thursday. A 44 year old British family man, war hero and PTSD sufferer is trapped in jail in the UAE on charges of being a drugs kingpin, despite the prosecutors admitting there is no evidence against him.
Press Releases • Feb 13, 2019 10:02 GMT
Englishman Andy Neal, 44, has been wrongfully detained in Dubai since the 4th of October 2018 after police seized him from his home one evening. Prosecutors have since realised Andy is innocent but continue to hold him in Dubai’s central prison as the lead prosecutor reportedly seeks promotion.
Dubai’s primitive justice system leaves fitness instructor jailed in “medievally cruel” prison without evidence
Press Releases • Feb 12, 2019 19:21 GMT
Artur Ligęska is being held in cruel conditions on no more than an apparent accusation. This is yet another high profile case of police misconduct & evidentiary failings causing the detention of innocent foreigners in the gulf state.
Following Rahaf’s escape from Saudi, Hind Al-Bolooki appoints Radha Stirling to help her escape the UAE
Press Releases • Feb 12, 2019 16:59 GMT
Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai and UAE country expert witness, spoke with Hind Al-Bolooki from detention in Macedonia, pledging to help her secure freedom from abuse and provide expert testimony for her asylum application.
Press Releases • Feb 11, 2019 18:26 GMT
UAE Investment: With an increasing focus on diversifying the economy beyond a dependency on oil revenues, investment projects abound in every sector; and consequently, incidences of fraud, breach of trust, embezzlement, extortion, and fabricated criminal cases against foreigners have increased rapidly in recent years.
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.
Press Releases • Feb 11, 2019 14:34 GMT
Hakeem Alaraibi's detention in Thailand highlights Interpol Abuse and the need for legal accountability from the data sharing organisation
Conditions in UAE detention for jailed Brit revealed Stirling: ‘Abuse is commonplace’ in Sharjah facility where Ali Ahmad is held
Press Releases • Feb 08, 2019 12:17 GMT
Prison conditions Ali Ahmad faces in the UAE are described “We have a very precise understanding of what Ali is going through. The situation in UAE detention centres is bleak, and particularly so in Sharjah, a less developed emirate in the country with an even more regressive attitude towards human rights.”
Press Releases • Feb 07, 2019 13:48 GMT
Following an extended telephone conversation with Ali Issa Ahmad's close friend in the UK, Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai, has taken on the case of the young Briton jailed in the UAE over a Qatar football jersey.
Press Releases • Feb 06, 2019 12:08 GMT
UAE government attempts to change the media narrative in cases where British nationals have been unfairly detained
Brit football fan arrested in Dubai for wearing Qatar football top - FCO needs to increase UAE travel warnings!
Press Releases • Feb 05, 2019 14:28 GMT
British citizen Ali Issa Ahmad has been arrested in the UAE for wearing a Qatar national football team shirt, and potentially faces a 15 year jail term and a fine of over Dh500,000.
“Bahrain seeks to punish Hakeem through extradition process and show strength to gulf allies” - Radha Stirling
Press Releases • Feb 01, 2019 10:35 GMT
Bahrain pushes Hakeem through formal extradition proceedings in Thailand, spotlighting serious flaws with Interpol policy, international extradition standards, human rights treaties and gulf nation’s misuse of foreign legal process as a means to intimidate, harass and show their power.
Detained in Dubai calls upon Australian business support for Hakeem Alaraibi, facing extradition to Bahrain
Press Releases • Jan 28, 2019 09:50 GMT
Radha Stirling has contacted members of the Australia-Thailand Chamber of Commerce to urge their support for the release of Hakeem Alarabi; says the case carries far-reaching implications for expat community
“Bahrain assurances on Hakeem’s safety if extradited are not to be trusted” says Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai
Press Releases • Jan 28, 2019 08:35 GMT
Radha Stirling, founder and CEO of Detained in Dubai, is a leading voice against Interpol abuse and for the universal inclusion of human rights provisions in extradition procedures around the world. She warns that the “assurances” coming from Bahrain regarding Hakeem Alaraibi should be immediately dismissed.