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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.

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.

“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

​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.”

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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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​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.

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.

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.