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MOU reveals UK-UAE collusion in covering up abuses as Britons languish in Dubai jails

MOU reveals UK-UAE collusion in covering up abuses as Britons languish in Dubai jails

Press Releases   •   Mar 04, 2019 12:25 GMT

Memorandum of Understanding between the UK and UAE designed to improve British public perception of the Emirates is a cause for concern on human rights

Former MP and Shadow Homeland Security Spokesman, Colonel Patrick Mercer, joins the outcry over the unjust jailing of former Corporal Andrew Neal in Dubai

Former MP and Shadow Homeland Security Spokesman, Colonel Patrick Mercer, joins the outcry over the unjust jailing of former Corporal Andrew Neal in Dubai

Press Releases   •   Mar 04, 2019 12:09 GMT

Colonel Patrick Mercer, former commanding officer of Brit soldier unjustly jailed in Dubai joins outcry over his incarceration.

Army friends rally support for Andy Neal as Dubai prosecutors claim decision on release will come Thursday

Army friends rally support for Andy Neal as Dubai prosecutors claim decision on release will come Thursday

Press Releases   •   Feb 19, 2019 10:36 GMT

Army friends rally support for Andy Neal as Dubai prosecutors claim decision on release will come Thursday. A 44 year old British family man, war hero and PTSD sufferer is trapped in jail in the UAE on charges of being a drugs kingpin, despite the prosecutors admitting there is no evidence against him.

Brit war hero and father of 2  jailed since October after shameful Dubai police misconduct

Brit war hero and father of 2 jailed since October after shameful Dubai police misconduct

Press Releases   •   Feb 13, 2019 10:02 GMT

Englishman Andy Neal, 44, has been wrongfully detained in Dubai since the 4th of October 2018 after police seized him from his home one evening. Prosecutors have since realised Andy is innocent but continue to hold him in Dubai’s central prison as the lead prosecutor reportedly seeks promotion.

Dubai’s primitive justice system leaves fitness instructor jailed in “medievally cruel” prison without evidence

Dubai’s primitive justice system leaves fitness instructor jailed in “medievally cruel” prison without evidence

Press Releases   •   Feb 12, 2019 19:21 GMT

Artur Ligęska is being held in cruel conditions on no more than an apparent accusation. This is yet another high profile case of police misconduct & evidentiary failings causing the detention of innocent foreigners in the gulf state.

Following Rahaf’s escape from Saudi, Hind Al-Bolooki appoints Radha Stirling to help her escape the UAE

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.

UAE authorities coercing Brit to plead guilty following arrest over Qatar t-shirt assault

UAE authorities coercing Brit to plead guilty following arrest over Qatar t-shirt assault

Press Releases   •   Feb 07, 2019 13:48 GMT

Following an extended telephone conversation with Ali Issa Ahmad's close friend in the UK, Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai, has taken on the case of the young Briton jailed in the UAE over a Qatar football jersey.

UAE response to detention of football fan abroad highlights ongoing abuse of British tourists

UAE response to detention of football fan abroad highlights ongoing abuse of British tourists

Press Releases   •   Feb 06, 2019 12:08 GMT

UAE government attempts to change the media narrative in cases where British nationals have been unfairly detained

Brit football fan arrested in Dubai for wearing Qatar football top - FCO needs to increase UAE travel warnings!

Brit football fan arrested in Dubai for wearing Qatar football top - FCO needs to increase UAE travel warnings!

Press Releases   •   Feb 05, 2019 14:28 GMT

​British citizen Ali Issa Ahmad has been arrested in the UAE for wearing a Qatar national football team shirt, and potentially faces a 15 year jail term and a fine of over Dh500,000.

“Bahrain assurances on Hakeem’s safety if extradited are not to be trusted” says Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai

“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

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.

Debt persecution in UAE likely to worsen in 2019

Debt persecution in UAE likely to worsen in 2019

Press Releases   •   Jan 17, 2019 12:41 GMT

Economic forecasts in the UAE indicate an increase in expected loan and mortgage defaults, which will lead to intensified persecution of debtors; Stirling cautions expats and business owners to be wary of easy credit, and get immediate help in financial troubles

Radha Stirling talks Gulf policy on women’s rights after prominent Sheikha Latifa & Rahaf Alqunun escapes

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

Radha Stirling: “World's commitment to women's rights tested in Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun case”

Radha Stirling: “World's commitment to women's rights tested in Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun case”

Press Releases   •   Jan 07, 2019 08:52 GMT

Saudi Arabia is attempting to force 18 year old Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun to return to the country after being apprehended in Thailand en route to Äustralia where she had hoped to seek asylum.

Radha Stirling statement on Iran’s persecution of British national, Nazanin Zaghari-Radcliffe

Radha Stirling statement on Iran’s persecution of British national, Nazanin Zaghari-Radcliffe

Press Releases   •   Jan 03, 2019 16:12 GMT

Statement of Radha Stirling, Middle Eastern Criminal and Civil Justice Expert, Expert Witness and founder of Detained in Dubai issued the following statement in relation to hunger strike of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Detained in Dubai & Guernica 37 response - Mary Robinson meeting with Sheikha Latifa fails to answer key concerns

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

Detained in Dubai statement on pardon of Matthew Hedges, Brit academic jailed for life for "spying" in the UAE

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.

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

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

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