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​Son of Canadian facing extradition to UAE from Oman appeals to Sultan

​Son of Canadian facing extradition to UAE from Oman appeals to Sultan

Press releases   •   May 26, 2019 15:59 BST

Alexis Gauthier appeals to Sultan of Oman to send his father home, after being arbitrarily detained in the UAE for 18 months.

Woman detained in Dubai over “horse” comment discovers it was all over money

Woman detained in Dubai over “horse” comment discovers it was all over money

Press releases   •   May 21, 2019 15:13 BST

Woman detained in Dubai over social media post has learned that the complainant had sneakily sought distribution of her late husband’s estate, failing to name his daughter as an heir.

Polish UAE prisoner Artur Ligęska released from Abu Dhabi central jail last week, tells of conditions that innocent British ex soldier Andrew Neal will be suffering.

Polish UAE prisoner Artur Ligęska released from Abu Dhabi central jail last week, tells of conditions that innocent British ex soldier Andrew Neal will be suffering.

Press releases   •   May 20, 2019 12:30 BST

Artur was sentenced to life imprisonment on baseless allegations of drug use. He was detained for over a year before Abu Dhabi ruler intervened in his case and he was released last week. Artur is recovering at home in Poland and wishes to speak out in support of Andy Neal and others in UAE detention unfairly.

“Cultural misunderstanding” behind imprisoned British teachers in Oman; Stirling calls for UK, Oman government intervention

“Cultural misunderstanding” behind imprisoned British teachers in Oman; Stirling calls for UK, Oman government intervention

Press releases   •   May 16, 2019 11:25 BST

Two British teachers are being held in a prison in Oman accused of stealing dogs. Jenny Green, and a female friend say they rescued the dogs from an abusive owner, but they have been charged with theft, and potentially alcohol related charges

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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.

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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.

Radha Stirling: "Rahaf's asylum bid shows Saudi's need to protect women from abuse".

Radha Stirling: "Rahaf's asylum bid shows Saudi's need to protect women from abuse".

Blog posts   •   Jan 09, 2019 13:42 GMT

Rahaf Alqunun fled Saudi, with the ultimate plan of seeking asylum in Australia. Her allegations of abuse highlight a lack of infrastructure in Saudi to protect women from abuse as well as a clear message that male guardianship laws need reform.

The truth about leaving debt behind in Dubai - Common questions answered by the debt team at Detained in Dubai

The truth about leaving debt behind in Dubai - Common questions answered by the debt team at Detained in Dubai

Blog posts   •   Jan 04, 2019 14:21 GMT

Leaving a debt behind in Dubai has proved more difficult with their abuse of the Interpol database and international enforcement agreements that have allowed them to take legal action abroad. There are a number of common questions that Detained in Dubai receives that need clarification for people who have found themselves in this situation.

Gulf human rights abuses under spotlight as Australian footballers lobby against Hakeem's extradition to Bahrain & while Aussie Jo Sarlak suffers in Qatar as World Cup approaches

Gulf human rights abuses under spotlight as Australian footballers lobby against Hakeem's extradition to Bahrain & while Aussie Jo Sarlak suffers in Qatar as World Cup approaches

Blog posts   •   Jan 01, 2019 13:12 GMT

Opposition to footballer extradition to Bahrain while Qatar poised to host World Cup exposes uneven approach to human rights in Gulf states.

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Thailand caught up in Bahrain’s “jurisdiction shopping” highlights need for Interpol  reform - Radha Stirling op-ed

Op-ed by Radha Stirling, Extradition & Interpol Expert, Expert Witness, Human Rights Advocate & founder of Detained in Dubai The dilemma of Bahraini refugee and pro footballer in Australia, Mr Hakeem Alaraib, raises a number questions about Interpol that are vital for the international community to answer.