Detained in Dubai takes on case of German national, sentenced to life in Emirates jail after upsetting a Sharjah royal.

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German citizen Dieter Kellouche was good friends with a UAE government official and tribal leader, but upset him and is serving a life sentence.


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Detained in Dubai is an organisation that campaigns against judicial abuse in the UAE and Gulf region on behalf of expats and tourists, its founder and CEO, Radha Stirling, is the leading international commentator on the justice systems in the Gulf,  a pioneer advocate for reform of Interpol, and a sought after analyst for Western policy makers.

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