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​Interpol abuse spotlighted after Iran Red Notice against Donald Trump

​Interpol abuse spotlighted after Iran Red Notice against Donald Trump

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.

Scottish Mum abandoned for 6 years and left to pay husband’s debt after he flees the country

Scottish Mum abandoned for 6 years and left to pay husband’s debt after he flees the country

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.

Duped migrant workers face modern day slavery in Qatar

Duped migrant workers face modern day slavery in Qatar

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

​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.

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Inside Detained In Dubai, the NGO representing Asa Hutchinson, and who secured the release from Dubai of Jamie Harron, Billy Barclay and Jamil Mukadam.  The CEO and founder, Radha Stirling talks candidly.

Inside Detained In Dubai, the NGO representing Asa Hutchinson, and who secured the release from Dubai of Jamie Harron, Billy Barclay and Jamil Mukadam. The CEO and founder, Radha Stirling talks candidly.

News   •   Dec 04, 2017 08:00 GMT

Recent world news has been full of high profile cases involving Brits and other expats treated inhumanely by Dubai's immature legal system. Torture, disproportionate punishments, Interpol abuse over minor debts and detention of unsuspecting tourists. One organisation is always there, fighting to get justice and fair treatment for the victims. A look behind the scenes of Detained In Dubai.

Scotland's Billy Barclay who escaped Dubai comes out in support of fellow Brits still trapped there

Scotland's Billy Barclay who escaped Dubai comes out in support of fellow Brits still trapped there

News   •   Oct 07, 2017 12:46 BST

British family man Billy Barclay, who narrowly escaped jail in the UAE recently adds his voice to the International campaign to free fellow Brits held in Dubai, Jamil Mukadam and Jamie Harron. Both face jail for offences frighteningly easy for any Western visitor to fall foul of. Billy believes the FCO ought to be much more vigilant in its warnings to travellers, and helpful to those in trouble

Edinburgh family man’s detention in Dubai highlights shortcomings on UK FCO advice

Edinburgh family man’s detention in Dubai highlights shortcomings on UK FCO advice

News   •   Oct 04, 2017 11:44 BST

The recent case of the Scotsman, Billy Barclay who has been arrested and detained in Dubai for presenting one counterfeit £20 note highlights the FCO's unwillingness to properly warn visitors to the UAE of the potential dangers. The international community are shocked at the ease with which this detention was carried out and the lack of willingness by the FCO to intervene.

Australians  disbelief to find that  former Westpac CEO Shayne Nelson is now jailing  bank customers ,  threatening Interpol red notices and illegally harassing debt victims

Australians disbelief to find that former Westpac CEO Shayne Nelson is now jailing bank customers , threatening Interpol red notices and illegally harassing debt victims

News   •   Sep 24, 2017 22:30 BST

Australian Shane Nelson was the CEO of Westpac Bank, and is now the CEO of Emirates National Bank of Dubai. He claims he wants to see debt decriminalised in the Emirates, a popular expat destination. His bank though is one of the worst abusers of criminal law in the UAE. They continue to jail debtors, illegally and aggressively harass and threaten Interpol and extradition.

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UAE banks increasing aggression towards debtors during Coronavirus crisis

UAE banks increasing aggression towards debtors during Coronavirus crisis

Blog posts   •   Apr 09, 2020 09:39 BST

Significant increase in the amount of enquiries per day from desperate former expats being hounded by UAE banks and who feel like they have nowhere else to turn.

​Radha Stirling’s remarks on the death of Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman:

​Radha Stirling’s remarks on the death of Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman:

Blog posts   •   Jan 12, 2020 09:23 GMT

Will Oman continue to be a neutral player in the gulf?

CASE OF 4 BRITONS ACCUSED OF “INSULT” HIGHLIGHTS RISKS OF FALSE ALLEGATIONS IN UAE

CASE OF 4 BRITONS ACCUSED OF “INSULT” HIGHLIGHTS RISKS OF FALSE ALLEGATIONS IN UAE

Blog posts   •   Nov 20, 2019 07:16 GMT

The CCTV footage shows a cordial encounter as a group of friends approach a woman whom they think they know. When they realise that she is someone else, everyone is polite, and the encounter breaks up, with each going on their way. But this is Dubai, a place where nearly any interaction can become a criminal case.

​Spotlight on Qatar human rights:  "Australian govt. may face lawsuit for wrongful death of Joseph Sarlak” - Radha Stirling, Detained in Dubai

​Spotlight on Qatar human rights: "Australian govt. may face lawsuit for wrongful death of Joseph Sarlak” - Radha Stirling, Detained in Dubai

Blog posts   •   Jul 15, 2019 10:42 BST

Joseph Sarlak at risk of death in custody as AU govt. fails to intervene on his behalf