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Indian housewife wrongly jailed in UAE over a bounced cheque she never wrote

Indian housewife wrongly jailed in UAE over a bounced cheque she never wrote

Press releases   •   Jun 18, 2019 10:43 BST

Indian national Mary D’Souza has been in UAE detention for over 18 months after an one investor stole company financing, and another demanded AED 50 million more than owed; while Mary herself had no involvement in the business and was only an owner on paper

Spy who helped Princess Latifa escape Dubai seeks legal action against satellite company he alleges divulged their location, leading to attack on Nostromo & abduction of all onboard.

Spy who helped Princess Latifa escape Dubai seeks legal action against satellite company he alleges divulged their location, leading to attack on Nostromo & abduction of all onboard.

Press releases   •   May 20, 2019 12:10 BST

Herve Jaubert, the ex-secret service agent and captain of the Nostromo, plans to file suit against PLC Satellite provider KVH, Rhode Island NY, who, he alleges in his latest book, Princess Latifa & the Spy, disclosed his position following the high-profile escape of Princess Latifa from Dubai back in March, 2018.

United Nations to hear case of British national "swapped” for Princess Latifa

United Nations to hear case of British national "swapped” for Princess Latifa

Press releases   •   Apr 25, 2019 18:40 BST

Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers have submitted an urgent petition to the United Nations regarding Christian Michel’s extradition and subsequent mistreatment by Indian authorities. Detained in Dubai CEO Radha Stirling has issued the following statement on the case:

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

Amnesty International joins Detained in Dubai, The United Nations, and Human Rights Watch in calls for Dubai Princess Latifa's freedom

Amnesty International joins Detained in Dubai, The United Nations, and Human Rights Watch in calls for Dubai Princess Latifa's freedom

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2018 12:40 BST

Detained in Dubai welcomes Amnesty International’s calls for release of Princess Latifa Al Maktoum, daughter of the Ruler of Dubai, who has been detained incommunicado for six months in the UAE after being abducted by Indian and Emirati special forces during an attempt to flee the country to seek asylum in America

​FBI & UN investigating as illegal rendition of Dubai princess snowballs into dangerous new political landscape of lawlessness

​FBI & UN investigating as illegal rendition of Dubai princess snowballs into dangerous new political landscape of lawlessness

Press releases   •   Jul 24, 2018 14:23 BST

UAE-India raid to capture Princess Latifa is spiralling into a new levels of disregard for legal protocols and International Law, as UAE remains unaccountable

​British National facing extrajudicial extradition as UAE and India trade favours in wake of Latifa abduction

​British National facing extrajudicial extradition as UAE and India trade favours in wake of Latifa abduction

Press releases   •   Jul 23, 2018 13:45 BST

Briton Christian Michel may be denied due process as Indian officials press UAE for extradition in gratitude for India’s collaboration in the capture of Princess Latifa

India seeking favours from UAE after their extrajudicial return of Dubai's runaway Princess Latifa

India seeking favours from UAE after their extrajudicial return of Dubai's runaway Princess Latifa

Press releases   •   Jul 22, 2018 16:23 BST

India requests extradition of Christian Michel, after having breached international law in returning Princess Latifa to Dubai as a "favour" to strengthen diplomatic relations. But what is India doing to preserve the rights of Indians in the UAE who have been subject to wrongful imprisonment and human rights violations?

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

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.

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

Family appeals for Finnish woman Tiina Jauhiainen confirmed missing from same yacht as Sheikha Latifa & Hervé Jaubert. Family’s urgent appeal for help and statement.

Family appeals for Finnish woman Tiina Jauhiainen confirmed missing from same yacht as Sheikha Latifa & Hervé Jaubert. Family’s urgent appeal for help and statement.

Press releases   •   Mar 19, 2018 14:51 GMT

41 year old Finnish woman Tiina Johanna Jauhiainen has been reported missing by her family. She was onboard the US registered yacht “Nostromo” that went missing off the coast of Goa, India, with Sheikha Latifa, daughter of the Ruler of Dubai and French/US national Hervé Jaubert, two weeks ago.

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!

 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.