“What an incredible year in so many ways, full of ups and downs, of setbacks and progress. We have seen such unprecedented abuses within the prisons, with the covid umbrella of protection against questions. We have seen governments and embassies overrun with pleadings for help, emergency repatriations and serious complaints of denial of medical and basic humanitarian services. “We have seen the most glorious reunions, with long term prisoners finally free to return home. M
...Radha Stirling, who founded the advocacy group Detained in Dubai, said the fear of losing expats and investors has triggered the legal reforms. "It's a marketing facade," she said. "I see that the UAE is extremely desperate at the moment." ...Radha Stirling said the high-profile cases showed that even if laws protected women, the prevailing culture ensured they were not followed. "If we can't protect people who are Royals how are we going to sell it to society that we do c
Miami accountant, Danielle Jeffries, 58, had hoped she’d be home this Christmas to see her 93 year old mother who had just survived coronavirus, but she remains stuck in the United Arab Emirates. Danielle is the latest American to face the Dubai justice system where she’s been sentenced to jail, a hefty fine and deportation for petty crimes she didn’t commit. But with the newly agreed Israel - UAE peace deals, Danielle hopes the US government will finally intervene in her ca
Gulf in Justice Podcast reveals Israelis keen to do business with the UAE might be jumping in the deep end, risking their reputations and even their lives. UAE expert Radha Stirling, discusses the issue in depth.
Detained in Dubai CEO, Radha Stirling, has warned Israelis who explore commercial relations in the UAE, could face untold risks that could see their life savings stolen, their businesses damaged or ruined, and could even see them winding up in one of the country's
Discussed: RISKS to Israelis keen to invest in Dubai - Sean Hannity weighs in. The Israeli commerce sector is excited for reciprocal trade and commerce, looking forward to openly accepting Arab investors into local activities. But what does the future hold for unsuspecting Israelis? What are the risks of doing business in the UAE? Sean Hannity weighs in on celebrity promotion of Dubai. Radha Stirling, founder of Detained in Dubai and the Gulf in Justice Podcast discusses Isr
An Emirati’s potential appointment as Interpol head draws criticism The UAE is one of the biggest abusers of the interpol database, which is used to issue Red Warrants for arresting people in other countries. The Interpol’s credibility is once again on the line as a top Emirati cop is vying to become the head of the international police agency. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has proposed that its police chief, Major General Nasser Ahmed al Raisi, be appointed for a four-year
Radha Stirling, Mr Stevenson's lawyer and the founder and chief executive of London-based Detained in Dubai, said he was a victim of “abuse” of international police agency Interpol's arrest-warrant system over a debt with the Qatar National Bank he insisted he had not incurred. She added that “no evidence was produced or provided to the Czech courts” to back up an extradition request from Qatar. Ms Stirling said: “Alan Stevenson's case should be a watershed moment for Interpo