Press releases • Jun 29, 2020 15:38 BST
The only thing Iran has achieved in this instance is showing up how Interpol is perhaps the only policing organisation that should be defunded by the US. The escalation of offensive actions against Americans by countries like China, Qatar, Saudi & the UAE is something that needs to be urgently put in check.
Dangerous escalation of Gulf actions against Americans & British under spotlight as lawsuits launched in US & UK
Press releases • Jun 20, 2020 16:31 BST
A string of lawsuits have been issued in the US and UK, with rulers & VIP’s being accused of lawless behaviour on US and British soil.
Press releases • Jun 15, 2020 15:11 BST
Danielle Jerffries wanted to set up her own accountancy practice, but now faces imprisonment, deportation and fine after over-zealous liaison consultant filed dodgy paperwork.
Press releases • Jun 15, 2020 14:28 BST
British national detained in Dubai for six years when Lebanese husband abandoned her and three children, leaving her legally responsible for his debt.
Press releases • Jun 14, 2020 15:53 BST
Qatar offers up Asian and African workers like real life slaves. It is a kin to human trafficking when someone like Jonnadula agrees to take a job as a chauffeur then ends up forced to work a hard labour job without his consent. He is not allowed to leave the country, his employer holds his passport and work permit, treats him awfully and doesn’t even provide basic health and nutrition.
Emirates Airline layoffs leave pilots & cabin crew at risk of imprisonment or Interpol Red Notices over debts & mortgages
Press releases • Jun 11, 2020 14:23 BST
Pilots and cabin crew faced employment culling with hundreds let go after coronavirus lockdown. Airline staff face imprisonment and Interpol Red Notices over credit cards, loans and mortgages accrued during their service in the UAE.
Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed orders release of Canadian whistleblower André Gauthier, following campaign by Detained In Dubai
Press releases • Jun 08, 2020 18:09 BST
Innocent Canadian André Gauthier is to be released, following discretionary intervention from Attorney General and Dubai ruler. HH Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai, along with Dubai’s Attorney General, has ordered the release of Detained in Dubai client Quebecer André Gauthier after a year-long campaign for his freedom.
Press releases • Jun 04, 2020 16:03 BST
Money laundering in the UAE has been a major issue for years, and it continues to be something of an open secret that individual emirates maintain illicit financial relations with the government of Iran in violation of international sanctions
Press releases • Jun 01, 2020 07:00 BST
Due Process International CEO identifies Qatar investments in UK as possible impediment to govt intervention for citizens detained in Doha; same investments can be leveraged for resolving expat issues. Radha Stirling contacting major Qatar-owned UK companies to assist with cases of Jonathan Nash and Ranald Crook
Press releases • May 28, 2020 14:39 BST
Deputy Judge Andrew Lenon QC has now handed down his judgment in the case of Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA) v Farhad Azima. The ruling is highly relevant to Karam Al Sadeq’s recent torture claims against international law firm Dechert and lawyer Neil Gerrard who represent RAKIA.
70% of businesses in Dubai may not survive Covid-19 lockdown; Stirling advises business owners to get out before it is too late
Press releases • May 26, 2020 09:28 BST
Stirling warns that the economic impact on the UAE of the global response to the Coronavirus pandemic is likely to be longlasting. Officials predict that the country of predominantly expats, could see a 10% reduction in total population, as many foreigners are opting to return to their home countries.
Press releases • May 26, 2020 09:26 BST
Landmark High Court Judgment issued by THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE HENSHAW in case of GFH v Haigh.
English High Court rules former Leeds United MD David Haigh rebranded as #FreeLatifa “human rights lawyer“ a “fraudster”
Press releases • May 25, 2020 10:56 BST
David Haigh, former MD of Leeds United and campaigner for #FreeLatifa has been ruled a fraudster by the English High Court. Detained in Dubai have issued their own fraud alert following impersonation of their brand. Court orders disbursement of Haigh's assets, The Cove Lamorna & his farm in Cornwall.
Press releases • May 20, 2020 10:02 BST
Already in court over participation in alleged human rights abuses, including torture of a detainee in Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates; Philadelphia-based law firm Dechert LLP is embroiled in another US Federal lawsuit in New York, accused of complicity in the falsification of evidence and slander in a malicious government-orchestrated campaign against American and European citizens.
Press releases • May 18, 2020 11:45 BST
Australian Embassy failing Joe Sarlak, detained in Doha over an administrate blunder that Aussie government won't resolve.
Press releases • May 08, 2020 14:20 BST
Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai, founded in 2008 has warned foreign workers and investors in the UAE to exit before it’s too late. 2008 saw mass casualties, with debtors jailed, robbed of their assets or prevented from leaving the country. Worldwide lockdowns are expected to have an even greater impact.
International law firm Dechert served with lawsuit for torture and human rights violations by political prisoner in the UAE
Press releases • Apr 01, 2020 16:08 BST
The High Court of England is set to hear claims that British lawyers from Dechert broke human rights and UAE laws in their investigation, interrogation and incarceration of Karam Sadeq, in the UAE’s emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. Karam has now been imprisoned for six years, including a period of more than 500 days in solitary confinement.
UAE Coronavirus financial relief measures may be deathtrap for expats. Meanwhile, overseas debt harassment escalates.
Press releases • Mar 30, 2020 15:47 BST
As countries around the world go into lockdown in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, businesses and individuals face the possibility of financial ruin. Expats in the UAE are no exception.