Robert Urwin, seen here with his grandson 67 year old Tyneside resident Robert Urwin has been held in the Ukraine after HSBC in the UAE wrongfully placed him on Interpol over a cheque he never wrote. It is simply incomprehensible that 67 year old British national Robert Urwin has been subjected to such horrendous treatment after leading international bank HSBC filed a criminal complaint in the UAE over a cheque that Urwin did not even have access to write. Mr Urwin’s wife and
British father of 3 Steven Williams from Wales, is stuck in Mallorca, Spain pending extradition proceedings to Qatar over an outstanding debt, despite having made consistent monthly payments. If Steven is sent to Qatar, he could face decades in prison. Like the UAE, Qatar has been increasingly misusing Interpol as an instrument for debt collection, though the international policing organisation has no remit to intervene in private civil disputes. Radha Stirling, a leading exp
INTERPOL’s global reputation been damaged over the last decade due to their negligence in allowing member countries to misuse the international law enforcement organisation. More specifically, serious questions have been raised regarding transparency, as Interpol’s top funders have proven to also be the leading abusers of its system.
Interpol, as an international organisation, has largely escaped accountability through its complex setup and a level of inaccessibility that a
Detained in Dubai Updates for October / November 2015 October and November have been unusually busy this year. This is partially we expect, the result of increased security levels in the UAE as well as economic uncertainty, leading to aggressive and gung-ho tactics from banks or privately originating disputes. There has been an increase in Security measures in the UAE, random stop and searches and active arrests of people listed on police databases. Temporary jails have bee