Tag / United Nations
United Nations considers next actions to find missing Princess Latifa after India and UAE’s failure to respond
Press Releases • Sep 20, 2018 07:28 BST
Geneva is a long way from the Arabian Gulf, but last Friday, a special closed session of the UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (WGEID) heard testimony from witnesses and international experts about the disturbing events surrounding the abduction of Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum off the coast of India.
Brit alleged missing after Dubai rules extradition to India in apparent reciprocation for India’s role in kidnapping of Sheikha Latifa
Press Releases • Sep 19, 2018 10:58 BST
UAE apparently expediting extradition of Briton in an exchange of political favours with India in wake of Latifa abduction
FBI & UN investigating as illegal rendition of Dubai princess snowballs into dangerous new political landscape of lawlessness
Press Releases • Jul 24, 2018 14:23 BST
UAE-India raid to capture Princess Latifa is spiralling into a new levels of disregard for legal protocols and International Law, as UAE remains unaccountable
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?
Australia demands UAE respond to world's questions about missing princess & travel warnings for Aussies
Press Releases • Jul 19, 2018 02:30 BST
60 Minutes in Australia covers story of missing Dubai princess; rights organisation says case highlights endemic corruption and abuse in the UAE, calls for greater awareness
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.
Press Releases • May 17, 2018 19:56 BST
Christian Elombo released after Interpol entertained extradition request by UAE over false charges of kidnapping which the UAE was forced to drop
Press Releases • May 14, 2018 13:01 BST
The United Nations has requested answers from both the United Arab Emirates and India regarding the enforced disappearance of Latifa Al Maktoum, daughter of the ruler of Dubai. An international campaign had brought the plight of the princess to the world's attention, but UAE and Indian officials have refused to comment on the story
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.
Press Releases • Apr 06, 2018 16:56 BST
UAE misuses Interpol to seek arrest of Christian Elombo not for any legally defined crime, but for violating their own interpretation of Islamic Law by charging him with "kidnapping" for helping Shekiha Latifa Al Maktoum escape 'years of abuse'
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
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
UAE Media, Censorship and Propaganda discussed after disappearance of Sheikha Latifa & international incident
Press Releases • Mar 21, 2018 13:52 GMT
UAE censorship and freedom of speech discussed, as no UAE news providers have reported on the disappearance of the daughter of the ruler and what is a major international incident.
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
Press Releases • Jan 21, 2018 19:44 GMT
Ten years after forming Detained in Dubai to support foreign visitors and residents suffering human and civil rights abuses in the United Arab Emirates, CEO Radha Stirling has emerged as the leading international expert on the UAE legal system, and a successful campaigner for justice in dozens of high profile cases.
Former Leeds United GM, solicitor and businessman David Haigh gives evidence to the United nations over his torture in UAE jails
Press Releases • Sep 21, 2017 11:47 BST
Former Leeds United Football Club Managing Director David Haigh today spoke to the delegates of the United Nations 36th Human Rights conference about his personal experiences of torture and unfair trails in the UAE. David was illegally detained for 22 months during which he was tortured, beaten, and even raped.