UAE lifts alcohol regulations, increases likelihood of arrest

6 January 2023

The World Cup in Qatar has passed without any reported arrests or police incidents involving British citizens, counter to expectations. While some have speculated that the restrictions on the availability of alcohol may have played a decisive role in the relative tranqui...

22 December 2022

Coroner tells FCDO to increase Dubai travel warnings.

23 November 2022

Detained in Dubai launches new App for emergency help at World Cup

29 September 2022

Abuse of the Interpol system by countries around the world has been steadily increasing in recent years, with Gulf States leading the trend. Of particular concern are those countries which have positioned themselves as investment destinations for foreign business people...

21 September 2022

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Nerve wracking: Will I be arrested at the airport?

8 September 2022

“The World Cup in Doha has the potential of being the Black Friday of wrongful detentions,” says Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai and Due Process International, “Because of the overflow of game attendees into the UAE; visitors will be subject to the brutish polic...

31 August 2022

Billy Hood BEATEN by UAE prison guards during Prince William “official” visit

10 February 2022

Politicians and families put FCDO under fire in tomorrow's debate.

8 December 2021

Press Release: Parliamentary Debate: Should the FCDO increase travel warnings to British citizens heading to Dubai: 9th of December 2021

7 December 2021