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.
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.
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
Press Releases • Sep 06, 2018 19:32 BST
Following widespread confusion regarding the alcohol laws in the UAE, the UK government has advised citizens that it is illegal for tourists to drink alcohol in the country or en route to the country.
Amnesty International joins Detained in Dubai, The United Nations, and Human Rights Watch in calls for Dubai Princess Latifa's freedom
Press Releases • Sep 04, 2018 12:40 BST
Detained in Dubai welcomes Amnesty International’s calls for release of Princess Latifa Al Maktoum, daughter of the Ruler of Dubai, who has been detained incommunicado for six months in the UAE after being abducted by Indian and Emirati special forces during an attempt to flee the country to seek asylum in America
Indian family man & lawyer Johnson George, breaks down in court after being denied bail in RAK for doing his job
Press Releases • Aug 30, 2018 11:06 BST
Indian national Johnson George has been jailed since January 2018 on allegations of breach of trust he strongly denies.
British/Irish grandfather’s UAE jail nightmare after disagreement with hotel staff over visiting friend
Press Releases • Aug 22, 2018 16:18 BST
John Murphy, a 52 year old family man has already spent 6 weeks in “hellish” UAE jail after hotel staff reported him to police following argument about an “unauthorised” visit from cousin and church friend. John faces a further 3 years of captivity.
Warning to Indian investors in Ras al Khaimah UAE following detention of Indian national for a crime he had no access to commit
Press Releases • Aug 21, 2018 11:51 BST
47 year old Johnson George, married with two children, has been locked up in the heavily promoted investment hub of Ras al Khaimah. Detained in Dubai has warned foreigners of the history of legal abuse in the emirate and how a wrongful accusation with an ulterior motive, is sufficient to have investors and workers jailed and their assets seized.
London mum and 4 year old daughter jailed together in Dubai over mum’s glass of wine & offending immigration officer on holiday flight to the Emirates
Press Releases • Aug 10, 2018 08:08 BST
Mother of 3, Swedish national and UK resident Dr Ellie Holman arrested on the July 13 for a glass of wine and offending an immigration officeron Emirates flight to Dubai. Immigration official questioned her about entry visa, and asked if she had drank alcohol.
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
British National facing extrajudicial extradition as UAE and India trade favours in wake of Latifa abduction
Press Releases • Jul 23, 2018 13:45 BST
Briton Christian Michel may be denied due process as Indian officials press UAE for extradition in gratitude for India’s collaboration in the capture of Princess Latifa
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
Expats shocked Qatar & UAE banks are getting away with using INTERPOL as unsuspecting debt collectors.
Press Releases • Jul 02, 2018 13:36 BST
Interpol under continued scrutiny for unfair practices as 'pay to play' member countries issue wrongful red notices.
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
Torture and Kidnap victims speak on their and Princess Latifa's Kidnap by Dubai Ruler - Updates following Press Conference
Press Releases • Apr 16, 2018 16:56 BST
Detained in Dubai held a press conference in London on the 12th of April 2018 on the kidnapping of Dubai Princess Sheikha Latifa AL Maktoum (ii), Hervé Jaubert, Tiina Jauhiainen and three Filipino crew members onboard US yacht Nostromo from International waters by the UAE and India last month.
Detained in Dubai press conference regarding the case of Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum, will be held on Thursday 12th April
Press Releases • Apr 11, 2018 18:58 BST
Radha Stirling, David Haigh, Toby Cadman, Hervé Jaubert, and Tiina Jauhiaien will address the media to update the public regarding the ongoing issues surrounding the escape and subsequent capture of Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum, daughter of the ruler of Dubai and Prime Minister of the UAE Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.