Press releases • Jun 12, 2019 12:21 BST
Despite contact between the Canadian Foreign Ministry and UAE counterparts, whistleblower Andre Gauthier case continues to be mishandled by the Emirates, representatives and family call for greater intervention
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Canada accused of “complicity” if it continues to promote UAE while citizen remains victim of “rampant human rights abuses”.
Press releases • Jun 09, 2019 14:13 BST
André Gauthier was extradited from Oman to the UAE on May 30th, roughly a month after attempting to get home to his family, following his 19 month arbitrary detention in Dubai, and over 4 years of legal turmoil. He was jailed in a country notorious for arbitrary detention, wrongful convictions and human rights violations after exposing a gold scandal that saw investors lose tens of millions.
Press releases • May 31, 2019 21:14 BST
Il vient d'être cuisiné par 5 policiers depuis des heures. Il n'a pas été autorisé à voir des représentants canadiens ou son avocat », rappelle le fils Alexis Gauthier, qui fait campagne désespérément pour la fin du calvaire de son père, à la suite de son extradition d'Oman vers les Émirats arabes unis.
Press releases • May 31, 2019 16:12 BST
“He has just been cooked by 5 police officers for hours. He hasn’t been allowed to see Canadian officials or his lawyer”, relays son Alexis Gauthier who is desperately campaigning for an end to his father’s ordeal, following his extradition from Oman to the UAE where is currently in police detention.