Malaysian national Richard Lau released from nearly a year's detention without charge following media campaign and intervention by Malaysian Government. Detained in Dubai is happy to announce the release of their client Richard Lau after nearly a year in detention without charge. Worldwide press attention and a media campaign led by Detained in Dubai and Richard’s family, drew the attention of Wisma Putra (the Malaysian Ministry of Foreign Affairs) to the plight of Malaysian
Malaysian Foreign Minister discusses Richard Lau case; set to visit citizen detained without charge in UAE for 10 months. Renewed hope for his return home in time for Chinese New Year celebrations. In a statement, Dato' Sri Anifah Aman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia, has announced he has been in discussion with UAE ministers and Sultan Sayeed Badi, Minister of Justice in the UAE, regarding the ongoing detention without charge of Malaysian national, Richard Lau.
Richard Lau, Malaysian national detained without charge for almost a year is due for imminent release, following intervention from Malaysia's Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah and NGO Detained in Dubai. Yesterday, Malaysia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Anifah Aman, held a meeting with the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasim, and other government authorities to request that Mr. Richard Lau be released on bail, subject to local law, wh
Richard’s lengthy detention without charge has shocked Malaysian and Chinese nationals who had felt that the UAE was a safe place to work and invest in. Although Detained in Dubai has dealt with thousands of similar cases over the past decade, most cases are not published in the media. When they are, professionals and investors ask themselves if they would want to take the risk of becoming involved in a country whose judicial system is so volatile and open to abuse. Radha Sti