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Australia demands UAE respond to world's questions about missing princess & travel warnings for Aussies

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.

​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.

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.

Christian Elombo freed as UAE drops Interpol case for helping Princess Latifa escape

Christian Elombo freed as UAE drops Interpol case for helping Princess Latifa escape

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

United Nations demand answers on enforced disappearance of Sheikha Latifa

United Nations demand answers on enforced disappearance of Sheikha Latifa

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

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.

Detained in Dubai to hold press conference on the case of Latifa Al Maktoum and attack on US yacht

Detained in Dubai to hold press conference on the case of Latifa Al Maktoum and attack on US yacht

Press Releases   •   Apr 09, 2018 18:44 BST

Radha Stirling announces Detained in Dubai press conference to be held on Thursday, April 12th along with Hervé Jaubert, and Tiina Jauhiaien, to discuss the status of the case of Latifa Al Maktoum and all matters pertaining to the joint UAE-Indian attack on US registered vessel Nostromo on March 4th.

“Sheikh Mohammed can get you anywhere in the world”, freed UAE hostage Tiina Jauhiainen

“Sheikh Mohammed can get you anywhere in the world”, freed UAE hostage Tiina Jauhiainen

Press Releases   •   Mar 29, 2018 13:52 BST

Assaulted, detained, threatened with death, and forced to record a false “confession”, Tiina was only released after being warned that she would not be safe “anywhere in the world” if she dared to speak out.

UAE, India attacked American vessel on the basis of “Islamic Law”

UAE, India attacked American vessel on the basis of “Islamic Law”

Press Releases   •   Mar 29, 2018 13:02 BST

Hervé Jaubert, the French-American national who helped a Dubai princess escape ‘years of abuse’, and who was abducted along with everyone on board his yacht in a joint military operation by the UAE and India, remains unsafe at sea following his release, as Emirates officials cite “Islamic Law” as the basis of the illegal raid on his boat

Oman puts heroic Frenchman on trial for helping Sheikha Latifa escape ‘years of abuse’

Oman puts heroic Frenchman on trial for helping Sheikha Latifa escape ‘years of abuse’

Press Releases   •   Mar 27, 2018 11:15 BST

French national Christian Elombo should be honoured for his role in helping Sheikha Latifa escape ‘years of abuse’ in Dubai; instead he is on trial in Oman for allegedly transporting the princess across the border. Human rights groups, led by Detained in Dubai call for his immediate release

Illegal seizure of the US flagged yacht carrying Sheikha Latifa on bid for asylum must be answered

Illegal seizure of the US flagged yacht carrying Sheikha Latifa on bid for asylum must be answered

Press Releases   •   Mar 23, 2018 13:18 GMT

American flagged Nostromo, was in fact illegally intercepted in international waters, boarded, and commandeered either by the UAE, by the Indian Coast Guard, or possibly by a Private Military Company hired by the UAE.

UAE Media, Censorship and Propaganda discussed after disappearance of Sheikha Latifa & international incident

UAE Media, Censorship and Propaganda discussed after disappearance of Sheikha Latifa & international incident

Press Releases   •   Mar 21, 2018 13:52 GMT

UAE censorship and freedom of speech discussed, as no UAE news providers have reported on the disappearance of the daughter of the ruler and what is a major international incident.

Family says "Frenchman Christian Elombo detained in Oman in connection with Sheikha Latifa’s escape"

Family says "Frenchman Christian Elombo detained in Oman in connection with Sheikha Latifa’s escape"

Press Releases   •   Mar 20, 2018 15:42 GMT

40 year old fitness centre operator Christian Elombo from Paris, is current detained in Oman’s national security prison following his alleged involvement in the rescue of Sheikha Latifa, daughter of the ruler of Dubai.

Detained in Dubai calls Indian government to investigate the disappearance of American registered yacht carrying Dubai princess and American and Finnish citizens as possible act of piracy

Detained in Dubai calls Indian government to investigate the disappearance of American registered yacht carrying Dubai princess and American and Finnish citizens as possible act of piracy

Press Releases   •   Mar 19, 2018 12:51 GMT

Detained in Dubai calls upon the Indian government to investigate the disappearance of American registered yacht carrying Dubai princess and American and Finnish citizens as possible act of piracy, now missing for two weeks without investigation!

Safety of Visiting Dubai Under Question

Safety of Visiting Dubai Under Question

Press Releases   •   Mar 16, 2018 13:34 GMT

Middle Eastern travel, investment and expat hotspot Dubai is under scrutiny for ongoing abuse of British citizens, wrongful imprisonments and human rights violations. Should Brits be putting themselves in jeopardy?

Guernica International Justice Chambers press statement on Sheikha Latifa & Hervé Jaubert case before the United Nations

Guernica International Justice Chambers press statement on Sheikha Latifa & Hervé Jaubert case before the United Nations

Press Releases   •   Mar 14, 2018 16:57 GMT

Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers in London has been instructed to file an immediate complaint with the UN Special Procedures Branch

 UK NGO ‘Detained in Dubai’, on behalf of clients Sheikha Latifa and Herve Jaubert, announces UNITED NATIONS COMPLAINT requesting urgent and immediate intervention.

UK NGO ‘Detained in Dubai’, on behalf of clients Sheikha Latifa and Herve Jaubert, announces UNITED NATIONS COMPLAINT requesting urgent and immediate intervention.

Press Releases   •   Mar 14, 2018 13:30 GMT

Detained in Dubai on behalf of its clients Sheikha Latifa and Hervé Jaubert, has instructed Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers in London to file an immediate and urgent complaint with the UN Special Procedures Branch

London NGO ‘Detained in Dubai’ protected by counter-terrorism unit following bomb threat spurred by missing persons report for Dubai princess

London NGO ‘Detained in Dubai’ protected by counter-terrorism unit following bomb threat spurred by missing persons report for Dubai princess

Press Releases   •   Mar 13, 2018 14:59 GMT

London based legal organisation Detained in Dubai is being temporarily protected by counter-terrorism services following a bomb threat that was apparently spurred by the group’s filing of a police report for the missing Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum and the dual French/American man who helped her flee the UAE.

US citizen missing - INDIAN INTELLIGENCE CLAIMS: “Sheikha Latifa is alive and has been taken back to Dubai”

US citizen missing - INDIAN INTELLIGENCE CLAIMS: “Sheikha Latifa is alive and has been taken back to Dubai”

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 16:49 GMT

American Jean-Pierre Hervé Jaubert missing from US registered vessel off coast of India as attempt to help Dubai Sheikha escape ends with “distress call” & reported gunshots. Indian intelligence claims “Latifa is alive and has been taken back to Dubai” 3 Missing persons including Florida resident, author and ex French intelligence agent, Hervé Jaubert - last heard from off the coast of India.