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Asylum-seeking Saudi sisters summoned to police station; fear deportation to Saudi Arabia

Asylum-seeking Saudi sisters summoned to police station; fear deportation to Saudi Arabia

Press releases   •   Jun 25, 2019 08:19 BST

​Detained in Dubai CEO Radha Stirling issued the following statement on the ongoing case of Dua and Dalal Khalid, two Saudi sisters who fled alleged abuse by their family in Saudi Arabia, and who are currently in Turkey seeking asylum in a third country.

​Saudi sisters seek asylum after a lifetime of abuse

​Saudi sisters seek asylum after a lifetime of abuse

Press releases   •   Jun 14, 2019 16:16 BST

The first detailed account of Saudi sisters Dua and Dalal Al-Shweiki released by Detained in Dubai reveals a lifetime of physical, verbal and psychological abuse; group assisting in asylum bid

​Detained in Dubai takes case of Saudi sisters Dua and Dalal in asylum bid

​Detained in Dubai takes case of Saudi sisters Dua and Dalal in asylum bid

Press releases   •   Jun 14, 2019 09:10 BST

Saudi sisters Dua and Dalal fled alleged abuse and seek asylum at UN; Detained in Dubai takes case amid possible Saudi Twitter censorship

Andre Gauthier interrogated by officers and denied access to Canadian diplomats

Andre Gauthier interrogated by officers and denied access to Canadian diplomats

Press releases   •   May 31, 2019 16:12 BST

“He has just been cooked by 5 police officers for hours. He hasn’t been allowed to see Canadian officials or his lawyer”, relays son Alexis Gauthier who is desperately campaigning for an end to his father’s ordeal, following his extradition from Oman to the UAE where is currently in police detention.

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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.

UAE LOST AT SEA ON LATIFA CASE

UAE LOST AT SEA ON LATIFA CASE

Blog posts   •   Apr 21, 2018 16:33 BST

No official response has been made by the UAE with regard to the disappearance of Sheikha Latifa bint Al Maktoum, daughter of the ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Without an official statement, journalists have no choice but to accept unverifiable claims that purport to represent the UAE’s stance, if they want to report the story in a balanced way.

Will the UAE plead incompetence over the raid on Nostromo?

Will the UAE plead incompetence over the raid on Nostromo?

Blog posts   •   Apr 02, 2018 19:43 BST

​The United Arab Emirates has only one play to make in terms of damage control over their heinous attack on the American yacht Nostromo

The Undoing of Mohammed Bin Rashid, Ruler of Dubai after attack of US yacht

The Undoing of Mohammed Bin Rashid, Ruler of Dubai after attack of US yacht

Blog posts   •   Mar 27, 2018 13:20 BST

Implications for Sheikh Mohammed of UAE's recent attack of US registered yacht in international waters