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Ahmed Mansoor

A Coalition of Human Rights Organisations and Experts Calls for the Release of Ahmed Mansoor

A coalition of 18 notable figures and 8 organisations released today a joint letter calling for the immediate and unconditional release of the prominent Emirati human rights activist, Ahmed Mansoor. The initiative marks 100 days of Mansoor’s arbitrary detention by the Emirati authorities. The letter has been signed by a number of academics, lawyers, authors […]

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David Haigh admitted to Priory Hospital

Following press reports that David Haigh has entered the Priory Hospital for psychiatric treatment, we wanted to confirm that the former Leeds United FC managing director has been admitted to the Priory Hospital. David was admitted on an urgent basis in September 2016. Sadly, David is suffering from Severe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (“PTSD”) resulting […]

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Melinda Taylor joins David’s legal team

Melinda Taylor is an Australian attorney –admitted to practice in New York – who specialises in international criminal law and human rights law.  Melinda has over 17 years’ experience working for, or appearing as Counsel, before different international Courts and Tribunals, including the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, and the International […]

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David Haigh and his legal team launch Go Fund Me appeal

Justice 4 Haigh’s aim is to promote transparency and achieve justice for David Haigh, the former managing director of Leeds United Football Club, following his 22-month nightmare in Dubai Police custody and Dubai jails. Also, critically, to highlight the ongoing abuses and plight of the thousands upon thousands of the worlds citizens locked up and […]

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DIFC Court grants Haigh leave to appeal

Ex Leeds United MD, David Haigh, has been granted leave to appeal 4 judgments of the DIFC Courts’ Justice Steel from 2015.  Ex Leeds United MD, David Haigh, has been granted leave to appeal four judgments of the DIFC Courts’ Justice Steel from 2015. Steel’s judgements left David without access to lawyers, translators, medicine, telephone, […]

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David Haigh & his legal team launch Justice 4 Haigh

Ex Leeds United Football Club managing director and his team of supporters launch new campaign for justice and transparency in Dubai & DIFC Courts. Justice 4 Haigh’s aim is to promote transparency and achieve justice for David Haigh, the former managing director of Leeds United Football Club, following his 22-month nightmare in Dubai Police custody […]

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