Billy Hood - Detained in Dubai over CBD oil
A 24 year old semi-pro footballer and coach from Kensington, has been sentenced to a whopping 25 years after Dubai police discovered 4 small bottles of CBD oil left in his car by a friend he’d driven to the airport two weeks earlier. Billy Hood was forced to confess in Arabic after being pressured by CID officers. He’s been sentenced for trafficking, selling and possessing a few grams of CBD in the medieval justice system.
Jan 23rd 2022 New Dubai Drug Laws for Billy Hood
Nov 30th 2021 Press Release: Billy Hood Appeal
Oct 25th 2021 Clemency request for Billy Hood
Oct 26th 2021 Billy Hood Petition set to become largest in Change
Oct 18th 2021 Lawyers mount vigorous defence in Billy Hood appeal
Oct 17th 2021 Billy Hood’s uncle angered by Dubai propaganda
Oct 16th 2021 Protestors head to Parliament Square for Billy Hood
UAE Defies Global Trend Towards Cannabis Liberalization - Lexology
Inside Dubai: British families of detainees say BBC has made 'propaganda video’ Middle East Eye
BBC glosses over human rights abuses in glitzy Dubai reality show - The Times
Five Brits locked up in Dubai with crimes from 'bounced cheques' to 'f*** off' message - Mirror
Christmas plea by mum of Brit jailed over cannabis oil - Express
Billy Hood: Briton jailed in Dubai for possessing CBD vape oil has term cut from 25 years to 10 - despite new laws allowing for deportation - Sky News
Billy Hood: Football coach's Dubai jail term cut to 10 years - BBC News
Briton jailed in Dubai for possessing CBD vape oil has sentence reduced from 25 years to TEN - even though new laws in UAE mean he could have just been deported - MailOnline
Billy Hood: Brit jailed in Dubai over CBD vape oil has sentence cut from 25 years to 10 - ITV News
Brit Jailed in Dubai For Possessing CBD Vape Oil Has Sentence Reduced - Lab Bible
Billy Hood: Briton jailed in Dubai for possessing CBD vape oil has term cut from 25 years to 10 - despite new laws allowing for deportation - CoastFM
Free Billy Hood Petition
The #FreeBillyHood movement has been fast moving, with more than 100,000 signatures on the Change.org Petition - We hope to gain 150,000 signatures to become one of the most popular petitions in the history of Change - Please sign and share and join the movement #Justice4Billy.
UAE Travel Warnings Petition
#UAETravelWarnings must be increased for British nationals.. The UAE is the most likely country for Brits to be arrested abroad. Baroness Whitaker and Andy Slaughter, MP have called on the FCDO to increase warnings. This movement will have a profound impact on UAE-UK relations & lead to the improvement of conditions in the UAE. Please sign and help us get this issue debated in Parliament.