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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 CEO Radha Stirling to address OffshoreAlert Conference 2019

​Detained in Dubai CEO Radha Stirling to address OffshoreAlert Conference 2019

Press releases   •   Apr 28, 2019 16:30 BST

Today the Who’s Who of finance, investment, corporate law, intelligence and economics will descend upon Miami for the Offshore Alerts Conference, an event organizers describe as a gathering where “the good guys, the bad guys, the seriously guilty” congregate to network, share ideas and information, and learn to “operate more effectively in the world of high-value international finance.”

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:

Now Hakeem is free, legal action against Interpol is a must

Now Hakeem is free, legal action against Interpol is a must

Press releases   •   Feb 11, 2019 14:34 GMT

Hakeem Alaraibi's detention in Thailand highlights Interpol Abuse and the need for legal accountability from the data sharing organisation

“Bahrain seeks to punish Hakeem through extradition process and show strength to gulf allies” - Radha Stirling

“Bahrain seeks to punish Hakeem through extradition process and show strength to gulf allies” - Radha Stirling

Press releases   •   Feb 01, 2019 10:35 GMT

Bahrain pushes Hakeem through formal extradition proceedings in Thailand, spotlighting serious flaws with Interpol policy, international extradition standards, human rights treaties and gulf nation’s misuse of foreign legal process as a means to intimidate, harass and show their power.

Detained in Dubai calls upon Australian business support for Hakeem Alaraibi, facing extradition to Bahrain

Detained in Dubai calls upon Australian business support for Hakeem Alaraibi, facing extradition to Bahrain

Press releases   •   Jan 28, 2019 09:50 GMT

Radha Stirling has contacted members of the Australia-Thailand Chamber of Commerce to urge their support for the release of Hakeem Alarabi; says the case carries far-reaching implications for expat community

“Bahrain assurances on Hakeem’s safety if extradited are not to be trusted” says Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai

“Bahrain assurances on Hakeem’s safety if extradited are not to be trusted” says Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai

Press releases   •   Jan 28, 2019 08:35 GMT

Radha Stirling, founder and CEO of Detained in Dubai, is a leading voice against Interpol abuse and for the universal inclusion of human rights provisions in extradition procedures around the world. She warns that the “assurances” coming from Bahrain regarding Hakeem Alaraibi should be immediately dismissed.

 Radha Stirling, British barristers & human rights groups call for Interpol safeguards to protect refugees like Hakeem Alaraibi

Radha Stirling, British barristers & human rights groups call for Interpol safeguards to protect refugees like Hakeem Alaraibi

Press releases   •   Jan 23, 2019 15:55 GMT

Radha Stirling calls upon Interpol to proactively prevent abusive red notices from being issued, following the high profile detention of Hakeem Alaraibi in Thailand.

Thailand human rights progress in question as Australia seeks protection from extradition for footballer Hakeem Alaraibi

Thailand human rights progress in question as Australia seeks protection from extradition for footballer Hakeem Alaraibi

Press releases   •   Jan 23, 2019 11:55 GMT

The arrest and detention of refugee Hakeem Alaraibi and Thai authorities’ consideration of an extradition request from Bahrain is not helping the global image of Thailand, and causes grave doubts about the country’s transition to democracy.

Debt persecution in UAE likely to worsen in 2019

Debt persecution in UAE likely to worsen in 2019

Press releases   •   Jan 17, 2019 12:41 GMT

Economic forecasts in the UAE indicate an increase in expected loan and mortgage defaults, which will lead to intensified persecution of debtors; Stirling cautions expats and business owners to be wary of easy credit, and get immediate help in financial troubles

Australia & FIFA must pressure Interpol, Thailand & Bahrain to secure pro footballer's freedom

Australia & FIFA must pressure Interpol, Thailand & Bahrain to secure pro footballer's freedom

Press releases   •   Dec 23, 2018 08:16 GMT

​Detention of Bahraini/Australian resident and pro footballer Hakeem AlAraibi in Thailand highlights Gulf state Interpol abuse. Extradition request by Bahrain against refugee who fled torture and political persecution exposes the trend of Interpol abuse by Gulf Arab countries who use financial contributions to influence the organisation’s procedures; Australia must intervene

Briton trapped in Mallorca, Spain facing extradition proceedings to Qatar over £30k debt - Latest victim of Gulf states’ misuse of  Interpol as an instrument for debt collection

Briton trapped in Mallorca, Spain facing extradition proceedings to Qatar over £30k debt - Latest victim of Gulf states’ misuse of Interpol as an instrument for debt collection

Press releases   •   Sep 25, 2018 14:23 BST

Steven Williams trapped in Spain awaiting extradition proceedings that may result in a decades long prison sentence in Qatar over a debt he was paying; Qatar, like the UAE, using financial aid to Interpol to turn the organisation into a tool of debt collection

​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.

​2 more “Interpol Abuse” victims removed from Interpol, as UAE continues reporting debts as fraud

​2 more “Interpol Abuse” victims removed from Interpol, as UAE continues reporting debts as fraud

Press releases   •   Feb 26, 2018 17:44 GMT

Detained in Dubai announced the removal of two Interpol notices last week. In both cases, the reports should never have been issued in the first place and are the result of the systematic abuse of Interpol’s database by the UAE and other Middle Eastern countries.

3 British Nationals arrested in 3 months in Europe on Interpol notices issued by UAE banks for minor unpaid credit card or loan payments

3 British Nationals arrested in 3 months in Europe on Interpol notices issued by UAE banks for minor unpaid credit card or loan payments

Press releases   •   Sep 25, 2017 15:23 BST

Interpol is allowing itself to be illegally used as a debt collection agency by UAE banks. The UAE is a generous contributor to Interpol's coffers, having pledged $54 million in 2016. Brits who miss a credit card or loan payment and leave the country have their debt falsely classified as fraud by the UAE so they can list the defaulter with Interpol for the purposes of extradition.

Expats advised: Prepare properly if forced to leave debts in the UAE.

Expats advised: Prepare properly if forced to leave debts in the UAE.

Press releases   •   Sep 19, 2017 11:16 BST

Expats in Dubai often get caught up in a nightmare of debt, thanks to unregulated credit being pushed at them every day. Missing one payment means jail, as debt is a criminal offence in the UAE (as opposed to a civil matter in the Western world.) Often people take loans in good faith but their circumstances change and they flee before being sent to jail, but their problems are far from over.