Debt Enforcement & Management
Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai has written a letter to Dubai’s ruler, Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, enclosing a heart breaking plea from Russian businesswoman Bika Magomedova.

6 April 2021

Interpol & Extradition
Knowing that Dubai treats debt as a criminal rather than a civil matter, many expats who find themselves in unexpected debt trouble prefer to leave the country before they can be jailed.

5 April 2021

News
Free speech organisation Skyline, talks with Radha Stirling on censorship, cybercrime laws, big tech and governmental attacks on human rights organisations and oppositional voices.

2 February 2021

News
The rules are rigged – what's earned in the UAE is likely to stay in the UAE – and the more successful you are, the higher the risk

6 January 2021

News
The London office of international law firm Dechert and its controversial former global co-head of white-collar crime, Neil Gerrard, have had a second High Court claim filed against them for allegedly abusing the human rights of another political prisoner detained in the...

28 December 2020

News
Meet our CEO, Radha Stirling.  Stirling founded the organisation in 2008 in response to ever increasing requests to help people who faced the same injustice as her friend had experienced and for whom she campaigned.Since 2008, Detained in Dubai has helped many thousands ...

28 December 2020

News
Miami accountant Danielle Jeffries, 58, is the latest American to face the Dubai justice system where she’s been sentenced to jail, a hefty fine and deportation for crimes she didn’t commit.

26 December 2020

News
A UK charity has urged expats to arrange a criminal check on themselves before returning to the UAE, to avoid being arrested for an offense of which they were unaware.

2 December 2020

News
A man was arrested last week on arrival at Dubai International Airport, after a police check returned false negative results.The accusations for which he was detained were of a petty nature.  However, had his police and immigration check returned accurate results, the ma...

2 December 2020

News
"It is no secret that UAE banks have stepped up their efforts to enforce debts internationally and of course, there is nothing wrong with that.  The world is becoming smaller and people don’t expect that a simple relocation will alleviate them of their contractual obliga...

30 November 2020

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