Tag / Torture
“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.
Thailand human rights progress in question as Australia seeks protection from extradition for footballer Hakeem Alaraibi
Press Releases • Jan 23, 2019 11:55 GMT
The arrest and detention of refugee Hakeem Alaraibi and Thai authorities’ consideration of an extradition request from Bahrain is not helping the global image of Thailand, and causes grave doubts about the country’s transition to democracy.
Press Releases • Dec 23, 2018 08:16 GMT
Detention of Bahraini/Australian resident and pro footballer Hakeem AlAraibi in Thailand highlights Gulf state Interpol abuse. Extradition request by Bahrain against refugee who fled torture and political persecution exposes the trend of Interpol abuse by Gulf Arab countries who use financial contributions to influence the organisation’s procedures; Australia must intervene
Press Releases • Jul 22, 2018 16:23 BST
India requests extradition of Christian Michel, after having breached international law in returning Princess Latifa to Dubai as a "favour" to strengthen diplomatic relations. But what is India doing to preserve the rights of Indians in the UAE who have been subject to wrongful imprisonment and human rights violations?
Frightening precedent for UAE population - Lawyer imprisoned for 10 years for "defaming the government” over civil rights discussions.
Press Releases • Jun 01, 2018 09:21 BST
UAE's imprisonment of anyone who damages the reputation is more damaging to the country than anything Ahmed Mansoor ever said. The UAE is unsafe for tourism and investment and despite expensive public relations campaign, the country shows no steps towards change, only further steps towards censorship.
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.
Torture and Kidnap victims speak on their and Princess Latifa's Kidnap by Dubai Ruler - Updates following Press Conference
Press Releases • Apr 16, 2018 16:56 BST
Detained in Dubai held a press conference in London on the 12th of April 2018 on the kidnapping of Dubai Princess Sheikha Latifa AL Maktoum (ii), Hervé Jaubert, Tiina Jauhiainen and three Filipino crew members onboard US yacht Nostromo from International waters by the UAE and India last month.
Press Releases • Mar 29, 2018 13:52 BST
Assaulted, detained, threatened with death, and forced to record a false “confession”, Tiina was only released after being warned that she would not be safe “anywhere in the world” if she dared to speak out.
Blog posts • Mar 27, 2018 13:20 BST
Implications for Sheikh Mohammed of UAE's recent attack of US registered yacht in international waters
Press Releases • Mar 27, 2018 11:15 BST
French national Christian Elombo should be honoured for his role in helping Sheikha Latifa escape ‘years of abuse’ in Dubai; instead he is on trial in Oman for allegedly transporting the princess across the border. Human rights groups, led by Detained in Dubai call for his immediate release
Press Releases • Mar 16, 2018 13:34 GMT
Middle Eastern travel, investment and expat hotspot Dubai is under scrutiny for ongoing abuse of British citizens, wrongful imprisonments and human rights violations. Should Brits be putting themselves in jeopardy?
Guernica International Justice Chambers press statement on Sheikha Latifa & Hervé Jaubert case before the United Nations
Press Releases • Mar 14, 2018 16:57 GMT
Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers in London has been instructed to file an immediate complaint with the UN Special Procedures Branch
UK NGO ‘Detained in Dubai’, on behalf of clients Sheikha Latifa and Herve Jaubert, announces UNITED NATIONS COMPLAINT requesting urgent and immediate intervention.
Press Releases • Mar 14, 2018 13:30 GMT
Detained in Dubai on behalf of its clients Sheikha Latifa and Hervé Jaubert, has instructed Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers in London to file an immediate and urgent complaint with the UN Special Procedures Branch
US citizen missing - INDIAN INTELLIGENCE CLAIMS: “Sheikha Latifa is alive and has been taken back to Dubai”
Press Releases • Mar 12, 2018 16:49 GMT
American Jean-Pierre Hervé Jaubert missing from US registered vessel off coast of India as attempt to help Dubai Sheikha escape ends with “distress call” & reported gunshots. Indian intelligence claims “Latifa is alive and has been taken back to Dubai” 3 Missing persons including Florida resident, author and ex French intelligence agent, Hervé Jaubert - last heard from off the coast of India.
Press Releases • Feb 19, 2018 10:01 GMT
On Friday UK based NGO, Detained in Dubai, approached the UAE embassy in London with a written offer to share experience and advice regarding the alarming and seemingly indiscriminate detention of visitors in the Emirates. Detained In Dubai partner David Haigh hand delivered an open letter to the UAE embassy in London’s Belgravia.
LGBT community's outcry at World Coffee Championship being held in Dubai. Organisers rethinking location.
Press Releases • Sep 13, 2017 12:19 BST
Pressure from the international LGBT+ community and concerned people associated to the world of coffee leads to possible cancellation of the WCE's prestigious event being held in Dubai, where homosexuality still carries the penalty of death by stoning