52 year old John Murphy, from Blackheath in London has already spent 6 weeks in a UAE jail he describes as “like Dante’s Inferno.” He now faces a further 2 to 3 years sentence plus deportation due to a “fabricated charge of sexual assault” made against him by hotel security staff, who claimed that John “sexually assaulted both of them repeatedly in the crowded hotel lobby.” This type of charge is commonly laid by Arabic men against Western men following any kind of physical c
Mother of 3, Swedish national and Kent resident Dr Ellie Holman was arrested on the 13th of July 2018 for having a single glass of wine on her Emirates Airline flight to Dubai. An immigration official questioned her about her entry visa, and asked her if she had consumed any alcohol. Ellie told the truth that she was offered one glass on the plane. She was charged with offending the immigration officer and consuming a glass of wine. Both of them were initially denied food,
Briton Christian Michel may be denied due process as Indian officials press UAE for extradition in gratitude for India’s collaboration in the capture of Princess Latifa A British national appears to be caught in the ‘politics of favours’ between the UAE and India in the wake of India’s collaboration in the abduction of Dubai princess Latifa Al Maktoum in March. India is seeking the extradition of Christian Michel in connection with a high profile financial scandal; but rather
India requests extradition of Christian Michel, after having breached international law in returning Princess Latifa to Dubai as a "favour" to strengthen diplomatic relations. But what is India doing to preserve the rights of Indians in the UAE who have been subject to wrongful imprisonment and human rights violations? Of course the Indian government’s request to the UAE for the extradition of Christian Michel has to be understood in the context of India’s collaboration with
Heroic French national Christian Elombo has been charged in Oman with “unlawful deportation” for allegedly helping Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum cross the border from the UAE in her attempt to escape “abuse” in Dubai.
The family of Frenchman Christian Elomobo, a fitness and martial arts instructor, plead for his release from Oman's prison. He was arrested upon the request of the UAE shortly after the princess was found to have “escaped" with US/French national Hervé Jaubert and
Over the coming year the United Arab Emirates is going to likely face a number of economic and political challenges The country’s ruler, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, is believed to be in poor health, and a transfer of power to the Crown Prince , Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed, may take place this year. While Sheikh Mohammad is already functionally ruling the country, this may still cause some jitters among investors, just as the UAE improved its ranking by credit rating agency Moody’