Tag: Salim al-Aradi

HRC33: ADHRB raises concerns re: enforced disappearances & debt bondage in GCC

HRC33: ADHRB raises concerns re: enforced disappearances & debt bondage in GCC

On 15 September 2016, Erin Sigmon, ADHRB’s Advocacy Associate, delivered an oral intervention at the 33rd session of the Human Rights Council under item 3 on the Emirati government’s use of enforced disappearances & issue of debt bondage in Saudi Arabia Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download […]

Canadian Citizen Returns Home After Months of Arbitrary Detention in UAE

Canadian Citizen Returns Home After Months of Arbitrary Detention in UAE

Salim Al-Aradi, a Libyan-Canadian businessman, returned to Canada after nearly two years of detention in the UAE. Emirati police arrested him while vacationing with his family in Dubai on 28 August 2014. He was forcibly disappeared and his family did not know his whereabouts until October 2014. The authorities did […]

Former MP calls on Canadian government to help free citizen held in UAE

Former MP calls on Canadian government to help free citizen held in UAE

Salim al-Aradi is a dual Libyan-Canadian citizen who was arrested without charge in the UAE approximately 17 months ago. The Canadian government is currently facing allegations that they have were aware that the Emirati authorities tortured al-Aradi and yet failed to inform his family. According to Dan McTeague, a former Canadian MP, […]