Skip to main content

Tags

Detained in Dubai

Interpol Removal

Radha Stirling

Interpol Abuse

UAE

Middle East

Extradition

Human Rights

United Nations

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

SaveHakeem

UAE 125 Human Rights 124 Dubai 109 Detained in Dubai 109 Radha Stirling 95 Middle East 85 travel 52 jail 49 Extradition 46 Sheikha Latifa 35 Interpol 33 United Nations 29 scotland 24 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum 22 Nostromo 19 India 19 Jamie Harron 18 Princess Latifa 18 Hervé Jaubert 17 Kidnapping 17 Indian Coast Guard 16 Torture 16 Ruler of Dubai 16 Qatar 15 Interpol Abuse 14 Sheikh Mohammed 13 USA 12 Toby Cadman 12 Oman 12 Missing Persons 11 Herve Jaubert 11 Tourism 11 Piracy 11 Escape from Dubai 11 United Arab Emirates 11 France 11 Australia 11 Military 11 Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum 10 Tiina Jauhiaien 10 FCO 10 Saudi Arabia 10 Goa 10 Christian Elombo 10 Enforced Disappearance 10 Thailand 9 Billy Barclay 9 Interpol Red Notice 9 Hakeem Alaraibi 9 Bahrain 8 SaveHakeem 8 Interpol Removal 8 Rendition 8 Law 8 Women's Rights 8 UN 8 Football 8 Finland 7 UK 7 Tiina Jauhiainen 7 Abduction 7 Matthew Hedges 7 International Law 7 Jamil Mukadam 7 UAE Travel Warning 7 banks 7 Wrongful detention 6 Abu Dhabi 6 Gulf 6 RAK 6 edinburgh 6 Shahid Bolsen 6 FIFA 6 Ras Al Khaimah 6 Detained in Doha 5 Travel Warning 5 Censorship 5 United States 5 Jeremy Hunt 5 Andy Neal 5 Male Guardianship 5 public indecency 5 Dubai police 5 Dubai jail 5 Sharjah 4 Malaysia 4 Joseph Sarlak 4 Modi 4 Yacht 4 Rahaf Mohammed 4 London 4 Ahmed Mansoor 4 French Embassy 4 Wrongful Imprisonment 4 Emirates 4 Doha 4 International debt enforcement 4 MBS 4 transgender 4 Maritime Law 4 banking 4 Fair Trials 4 Christian Michel 4 gay 4 Ruler of RAK 4 Investment 4 INternational waters 4 Runaway Princess 4 Press Conference 4 Bankruptcy 4 Asylum 4 Andrew Neal 4 Prison 3 Public Relations 3 alcohol 3 Private Military Company 3 financial crime 3 KSA 3 Abuse 3 Coast Guard 3 Detained Abroad 3 Guernica Chambers 3 Justice 3 Free Latifa 3 Coyle White Devine 3 Debtors Prison 3 Jonathan Nash 3 Human Rights Watch 3 Australian 3 Dubai Courts 3 False allegations 3 Mary Robinson 3 Detained 3 nea group 3 Florida 3 Expat 3 Business 3 debt collection 3 Asa hutchinson 3 Embezzlement 3 RAK prison 3 World Cup 3 Diplomacy 3 debt harassment 3 Guernica 37 3 neuman & esser 3 Legal Abuse 3 barrister 3 Debt in Dubai 3 Interpol Reform 3 Navy 3 Islamic law 3 Expert witness 3 Jamal Khashoggi 3 Mohammed bin Salman 3 Crisis 3 Latifa_1 3 UAE Embassy 3 Dubai princess 3 counterfeit 3 Warships 3 Dubai prosecution 3 Cybercrime 3 Slander 3 Missing Princess 3 Foreign & Commonwealth office 3 Dubai tourism 3 police 2 Jurisdiction 2 Investment Warning 2 wrongful arrest 2 Tina Jauhiaien 2 emad tabaza 2 dubai debt 2 French 2 HRW 2 60 Minutes 2 interpol red notice removal 2 Fitness 2 Habib Al Mulla 2 Dubai Media Office 2 Hostile 2 Alcohol law 2 UAE law 2 debt negotiation 2 Refugees 2 Social Media 2 #FreeLatifa 2 Bahrain Human Rights 2 Dubai banks 2 PMC 2 Twitter Abuse 2 bank 2 Interpol Blue Notice 2 Qatar Justice 2 Qatar2022 2 Bounced Cheque 2 #FreeAndy 2 Secret Service 2 Qatar law 2 National Security Prison 2 Freedom of Press 2 Twitter 2 UAE Debt 2 SaveRahaf 2 ENBD 2 Qatar Travel Warning 2 Joe Sarlak 2 Qatar human rights 2 Missing Yacht 2 Corruption 2 Bounced Cheques 2 FreeAhmed 2 #EscapefromDubai 2 UAE Investment 2 Yacht Security 2 Fujairah 2 National Crime Agency 2 british government 2 mumbai 2 hostage 2 mediclinic 2 Harpreet Singh Giani 2 LGTB 2 electronic warfare aircraft 2 intelligence officer 2 American citizen 2 Latifa Al Maktoum 2 Glasgow 2 Facebook 2 Guernica 2 NCA 2 Forced Confessions 2 leicester 2 International Treaty 2 Womens rights 2 Met Police 2 Sheikha Latifa Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum 2 Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers 2 loans 2 Sheikha Shamsa 2 kidnapped 2 Olivia Lamy 2 Indian secret service 2 assault 2 Ali Issa Ahmad 2 escapefromdubai 2 Crime 2 Lee Bradley Brown 2 Detained in Oman 2 debts 2 Private Military Contractor 2 Ellie Holman 2 Johnson George 2 RAKFTZA 2 Kidnap 2 stroke 2 Hind Al-Bolooki 2 Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qassimi 2 David Oliver 2 Perry Coppins 2 UAE Investment Warning 2 Reda Boulahdid 2 Maritime Security 2 French National 2 Refugee 2 counterterrorism 2 family 2 DXB 2 unfair trials 2 Dubai Economy 2 Domestic Abuse 2 Free Speech 2 Qatar Investment warning 2 credit card debt 2 PTSD 2 Domestic violence 2 Steven Williams 2 Maritime 2 priti patel 2 Army 2 Journalist 2 InterpolAbuse 2 Maritime Disaster 1 Tiina Johanna Jauhiainen 1 Søren Søndergaard 1 Finnish Police 1 Parisian 1 Fabricated Charges 1 Marvic Paghubasan 1 Ginner Paghubasan 1 Mark Anthony Olasiman 1 UAE Cybercrime Law 1 Media Ownership 1 Vested Interest 1 Dubai News 1 Dubai Radio 1 Journalist Control 1 Media Censorship 1 Journalist arrested 1 Social Media Censorship 1 Government owned media 1 Government control 1 Dubai Government 1 Media Office 1 Indian Waters 1 Sailing Vessel 1 Sailing yacht 1 US registered vessel 1 US flagged yacht 1 military base 1 UN treaty 1 United States Ally 1 Finnish Citizen 1 Military Conflict 1 UAE Military 1 French Intelligence 1 siege 1 Indian intelligence 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Makroum 1 Sir Jeremy Cooke 1 Sir David Steel 1 Sir Andrew Smith 1 English judges 1 English Laws 1 American Vessel 1 warship 1 ​Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum 1 US yacht 1 Delaware yacht 1 Dubai media 1 UAE press 1 Prime Minister Modi 1 Media Silence 1 Disappearance 1 Act of aggression 1 Shahid King Bolsen 1 Scott Richards 1 Jodi Magi 1 Cybcercrime Law 1 UAE Ruling Family 1 Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum 1 Free Ahmed 1 FreeLatifa 1 Qatar Prison 1 Qatar Tourism 1 Qatar investment 1 Qatar trade 1 Qatar company 1 Clearspan Technology 1 Qatar business 1 forced confession 1 Senator Kroger 1 Qatar Airways Emiri Hangar 1 Sheikh Khalid Fahad Mohammed Saud Al Thani 1 wasta 1 Wrongful Interpol 1 banks interpol 1 Fair Trials International 1 Tom Steinfort 1 60 Minutes Australia 1 channel 9 1 UAE Safety 1 Dubai Royals 1 Extradition treaty 1 Mena Suvari 1 Al Maktoum 1 Sarah Swain 1 James Fielding 1 9 News 1 MailOnline 1 Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani 1 Doha Prison 1 #FreeNash 1 #FreeSarlak 1 #JonathanNash 1 #JosephSarlak 1 Qatar Sponsorship 1 #QatarInvestmentWarning 1 Qatar legal system 1 Working in Qatar 1 Isabella Alexandra 1 FCO travel advice 1 RAKFTZE 1 Free Trade Zone 1 Sheikh Saud 1 RAK court 1 Nico Consari 1 #FreeJohnsonGeorge 1 UAE prison 1 RAK investment warning 1 Tourism warning 1 al wathba 1 Working in RAK 1 RAK jail 1 Detained without charge 1 Investing in RAK 1 Company formations RAK 1 Sheikha Al Maktoum 1 Tiina Jauheinen 1 Emirats Airlines 1 Alcohol laws 1 alcohol license 1 Dubai bars 1 drinking in dubai 1 Dubai clubs 1 Dubai law 1 Dubai travel 1 Qatar Embassy 1 Axel Wabenhorst 1 Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa 1 dubai justice 1 conviction in absentia 1 #AugustaWestland 1 Sunetra Choudhury 1 Yasin Mansoor Mohammad Farooq 1 WGEID 1 UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances 1 Bank debt 1 International Bank of Qatar 1 IBQ 1 Extradition law 1 #SaveHakeem 1 Save Hakeem 1 Thailand extradition 1 Bahrain extradition 1 extradition treaties 1 Bahraini refugee 1 Adel Al Jubeir 1 Prince Salman 1 Ibrahim Al Assaf 1 Extradtion 1 Khashoggi 1 FreeNazanin 1 Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 1 Middle Eastern Policy 1 Iranian 1 FreeRahaf 1 Bangkok Airport 1 Rahaf Alqunun 1 Princess Mohammed bin Salman 1 saudi reform 1 Justice for Khashoggi 1 Crown Prince of Saudi 1 Erdagon 1 Rahaf Al Qunun 1 Extrajudicial killing 1 dubai literary festival 1 Emirates Festival of Literature 2019 1 UAE Cybercrime Laws 1 ICFUAE 1 Michael Mansfield QC 1 Peter Tatchell 1 litfest 1 Rahaf Mohammed al Qunun 1 Women’s freedoms 1 United Nations Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women 1 Mishaal bint Fahd al Saud 1 loan default 1 Jonathan Castle 1 Surachai Danwattananusorn 1 Mekong River 1 Extradition Standards 1 Australian Parliament 1 Political Asylum 1 Craig Foster 1 Ben Cooper 1 David Miller 1 Austcham 1 Australia Thailand Chamber of Commerce 1 Free Hakeem 1 Extradition trial 1 gulf nations 1 Ali Ahmad 1 Qatar t-shirt 1 #FreeAliAhmad 1 #FreeAliAhmad Ali Issa Ahmad 1 death in police custody 1 Prison conditions 1 Sharjah prison 1 Zoran Verushevski 1 Prime Minister Zoran Zaev 1 Jérémy Desvages 1 #SaveHind 1 Artur Ligęska 1 #FreeArtur 1 #SaveArtur 1 Al-Sadr 1 #SaveAndy 1 Dhahi Khalfan 1 Aref al-Awani 1 Qatar Blockade 1 gulf crisis 1 Colonel Patrick Mercer. 1 Patrick Mercer 1 Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters 1 Homeland Security Spokesman 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan 1 Qatar football 1 Jane McMullen 1 Show all tags

Tag / UAE

MOU reveals UK-UAE collusion in covering up abuses as Britons languish in Dubai jails

MOU reveals UK-UAE collusion in covering up abuses as Britons languish in Dubai jails

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

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.

​Can football resolve the feud between Qatar, the UAE and Saudi Arabia?

​Can football resolve the feud between Qatar, the UAE and Saudi Arabia?

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

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.

Brit war hero and father of 2  jailed since October after shameful Dubai police misconduct

Brit war hero and father of 2 jailed since October after shameful Dubai police misconduct

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

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

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.

Emirati woman’s asylum plea must be taken as seriously as Rahaf Mohammed

Emirati woman’s asylum plea must be taken as seriously as Rahaf Mohammed

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.

UAE authorities coercing Brit to plead guilty following arrest over Qatar t-shirt assault

UAE authorities coercing Brit to plead guilty following arrest over Qatar t-shirt assault

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.

UAE response to detention of football fan abroad highlights ongoing abuse of British tourists

UAE response to detention of football fan abroad highlights ongoing abuse of British tourists

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!

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 assurances on Hakeem’s safety if extradited are not to be trusted” says Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai

“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.

 Radha Stirling, British barristers & human rights groups call for Interpol safeguards to protect refugees like Hakeem Alaraibi

Radha Stirling, British barristers & human rights groups call for Interpol safeguards to protect refugees like Hakeem Alaraibi

Press Releases   •   Jan 23, 2019 15:55 GMT

Radha Stirling calls upon Interpol to proactively prevent abusive red notices from being issued, following the high profile detention of Hakeem Alaraibi in Thailand.

Debt persecution in UAE likely to worsen in 2019

Debt persecution in UAE likely to worsen in 2019

Press Releases   •   Jan 17, 2019 12:41 GMT

Economic forecasts in the UAE indicate an increase in expected loan and mortgage defaults, which will lead to intensified persecution of debtors; Stirling cautions expats and business owners to be wary of easy credit, and get immediate help in financial troubles

Radha Stirling talks Gulf policy on women’s rights after prominent Sheikha Latifa & Rahaf Alqunun escapes

Radha Stirling talks Gulf policy on women’s rights after prominent Sheikha Latifa & Rahaf Alqunun escapes

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2019 14:39 GMT

After Saudi woman Rahaf al-Qunun and the escape attempt of Princess Latifa from Dubai attracted extensive press attention, Radha Stirling, founder of Detained in Dubai & representative of HRH Sheikha Latifa, talks about gulf attitudes towards women’s rights

Radha Stirling: “World's commitment to women's rights tested in Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun case”

Radha Stirling: “World's commitment to women's rights tested in Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun case”

Press Releases   •   Jan 07, 2019 08:52 GMT

Saudi Arabia is attempting to force 18 year old Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun to return to the country after being apprehended in Thailand en route to Äustralia where she had hoped to seek asylum.

Radha Stirling statement on Iran’s persecution of British national, Nazanin Zaghari-Radcliffe

Radha Stirling statement on Iran’s persecution of British national, Nazanin Zaghari-Radcliffe

Press Releases   •   Jan 03, 2019 16:12 GMT

Statement of Radha Stirling, Middle Eastern Criminal and Civil Justice Expert, Expert Witness and founder of Detained in Dubai issued the following statement in relation to hunger strike of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Detained in Dubai & Guernica 37 response - Mary Robinson meeting with Sheikha Latifa fails to answer key concerns

Detained in Dubai & Guernica 37 response - Mary Robinson meeting with Sheikha Latifa fails to answer key concerns

Press Releases   •   Dec 27, 2018 16:41 GMT

Mary Robinson recently met Princess Latifa Al Maktoum in Dubai in a supervised visit, and discussed her impressions on BBC Radio; Ms Robinson’s remarks conspicuously conform to the official narrative of the government, and fail to address the most crucial issues in the Latifa case

Detained in Dubai statement on pardon of Matthew Hedges, Brit academic jailed for life for "spying" in the UAE

Detained in Dubai statement on pardon of Matthew Hedges, Brit academic jailed for life for "spying" in the UAE

Press Releases   •   Nov 26, 2018 10:01 GMT

Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai, who have been actively pushing for the release of British academic Matthew Hedges, commented today on the pardon just issued by the UAE government.

Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai, statement on the shock life sentencing of UK student Matthew Hedges for "spying" in UAE.

Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai, statement on the shock life sentencing of UK student Matthew Hedges for "spying" in UAE.

Press Releases   •   Nov 21, 2018 13:35 GMT

UK student Matthew Hedges faces life behind bars in the UAE for allegedly spying against the desert nation. A charge he vehemently denies.