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Press Releases • Oct 05, 2017 10:04 BST
Billy Barclay was warned by the British Government not to proceed with advice from Detained in Dubai. They reportedly advised him to not take his story to the media and that doing so would make matters worse. This advice is alarming, as most cases have shown that active media campaigning has proved to be sometimes the only way innocent people detained in the UAE can gain their freedom.
Scottish family man Billy Barclay, accused of passing fake banknote, set to be released from UAE this evening.
Press Releases • Oct 04, 2017 15:55 BST
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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.