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“Disappointment” over Trudeau administration's progress in André Gauthier case

“Disappointment” over Trudeau administration's progress in André Gauthier case

Press releases   •   Jul 11, 2019 17:44 BST

André Gauthier case delayed further, as Detained in Dubai investigates the Gold AE fraud in finer detail.

Statement from Cptn Herve Jaubert on the custody battle between Sheikh Mohammed and his escaped wife Princess Haya

Statement from Cptn Herve Jaubert on the custody battle between Sheikh Mohammed and his escaped wife Princess Haya

Press releases   •   Jul 10, 2019 13:37 BST

Captain Herve Jaubert is the former French spy who masterminded Sheikha Latifa's escape attempt. He is her official representative and closest confidant. He felt obliged in this respect to speak out on her behalf in regards to the upcoming custody and divorce battle between Sheikh Mohammed and his escaped wife, Princess Haya

Detained in Dubai's Radha Stirling comments on "hypocritical choice" of Nicki Minaj to perform in Saudi Arabia, while women are treated as "children, slaves or prisoners"

Detained in Dubai's Radha Stirling comments on "hypocritical choice" of Nicki Minaj to perform in Saudi Arabia, while women are treated as "children, slaves or prisoners"

Press releases   •   Jul 06, 2019 20:24 BST

Detained in Dubai's Radha Stirling comments on "hypocritical choice" of Nicki Minaj to perform in Saudi Arabia, while women are treated as "children, slaves or prisoners"

​Radha Stirling comments on the broader implications of the Princess Haya story:

​Radha Stirling comments on the broader implications of the Princess Haya story:

Press releases   •   Jul 04, 2019 15:19 BST

Princess Haya's dramatic departure from the UAE is impacting diplomatic relationships with multiple countries.

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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

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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​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

​Can football resolve the feud between Qatar, the UAE and Saudi Arabia?

​Can football resolve the feud between Qatar, the UAE and Saudi Arabia?

Blog posts   •   Feb 28, 2019 11:19 GMT

The ongoing dispute between Gulf neighbours Qatar, the UAE and Saudi Arabia (with a variety of other countries allied to one side or the other), has become increasingly disruptive and dangerous; even victimising disinterested foreign visitors to the Gulf as the rivals ramp up pressure tactics against each other.

Emirati woman’s asylum plea must be taken as seriously as Rahaf Mohammed

Emirati woman’s asylum plea must be taken as seriously as Rahaf Mohammed

Blog posts   •   Feb 11, 2019 15:34 GMT

​An Emirati woman who fled the UAE has been denied asylum in Macedonia and faces extradition, though she claims she has suffered serious human rights violations by her family, and will likely be severely punished for her escape.