Tag / United Nations
Press Releases • Apr 25, 2019 18:40 BST
Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers have submitted an urgent petition to the United Nations regarding Christian Michel’s extradition and subsequent mistreatment by Indian authorities. Detained in Dubai CEO Radha Stirling has issued the following statement on the case:
Press Releases • Apr 11, 2019 12:34 BST
Laleh Shahravesh, the British mum detained in Dubai over a years old Facebook post, looks set to be free
"Is my mum coming home, or going to jail?" Anguish of teen daughter as Brit mum waits to hear her fate in Dubai
Press Releases • Apr 10, 2019 11:47 BST
Tomorrow, 14-year-old Paris Shahravesh Correia Dos Santos finds out if her mum is coming home, or going to jail. Laleh Shahravesh, Paris’ mother, is being charged with violating Cybercrime laws in the United Arab Emirates for posting a mean comment on social media about her ex-husband’s new wife. She faces up to two years in prison and a $50,000 fine if convicted.
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
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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
Press Releases • Jan 13, 2019 09:30 GMT
Having now passed 100 days since the brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi by a Saudi hit squad in that country’s consulate in Istanbul, the question remains; will there ever be justice for Jamal Khashoggi?
Blog posts • Jan 09, 2019 13:42 GMT
Rahaf Alqunun fled Saudi, with the ultimate plan of seeking asylum in Australia. Her allegations of abuse highlight a lack of infrastructure in Saudi to protect women from abuse as well as a clear message that male guardianship laws need reform.
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
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.