Showing posts with label Dubai. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Dubai. Show all posts

August 31, 2016

18 Yr Arrested in Dubai for Not Looking Straight

Note to Dubai: There is no LGBT test because being Gay is not a decease!

The Instagram charts his frequent travels from his native Poland to glamorous locations around the world, like Dubai, London, and Los Angeles. But when Luxy (who used his first name only for safety reasons) posted in June that he was headed to Qatar, what would have been just another shopping-filled fantasy turned into a total nightmare.

"I was taken to jail straight from Doha Hamad airport," Luxy told the Daily Dot in an email on Monday. "At passport control, they looked at me with angry faces and said something is wrong, that I have visa problems and I was detected in their system (or so they said)."

At the airport, Luxy said security took him to an interrogation room and searched his phone, looking through photos and messages in WhatsApp and other apps. He said security asked him if he was a man or a woman and arrested him shortly afterward. He claimed was accused of homosexuality (which is illegal in Qatar), indecency, and cyber crime. In jail, he said, police repeatedly mocked him and accused him of being a prostitute. Luxy said he doesn't even identify as gay.

Luxy said that during the first 10 days in jail, his arrest was not recorded and he wasn't allowed to contact anyone.

"They reported me as missing in Poland," Luxy told the Daily Dot. "The embassy couldn't find me in Doha because my arrest was not registered anywhere. I was arrested by people in private clothes and put into a private car. It felt like being kidnapped."

According to Luxy, once the Polish embassy was notified of his arrest, he was given a lawyer and eventually released, on August 18, almost two months after his June 27 arrest. Luxy shared his arrest papers with the Daily Dot for verification.

After finally getting out of jail, as the Instagrammer told Gay Star News, he was almost immediately arrested again: "For wearing makeup on Snapchat and Instagram. They said I am a woman and I look like a 'she-male.'"

Luxy is now safely out of Qatar, but he says he's banned from entering any Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, like Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. That means the teen won't be traveling to Dubai any time soon.

Homosexuality is illegal in all GCC member countries, and in 2013 a Kuwaiti official announced that the GCC was considering issuing a controversial "gay test" for foreign visitors suspected of being LGBT. No medically approved test to detect homosexuality actually exists.

Currently, about 73 nations around the world have laws that criminalize homosexuality.

Update 8:08am CT, August 30: The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Doha confirmed the following to the Daily Dot: "A Polish national nicknamed Luxy, aged 18, was detained at Hamad International Airport in Doha on 27 June 2016 on a charge of money extortion, blackmail, and assault on a Qatari national’s privacy online (cyber-related offense)—and not of being homosexual or because of a minor visa irregularities. His arrest has not been reported to the Polish consular services by the Qatari Police (which is by and large a standard practice in Qatar), until the detainee’s family information at the beginning of July. It is to be noted that Polish consular service has never reported Mr. Luxy missing." The embassy also wrote that his “arrest conditions were decent and correct" and "no irregular behaviour of any police officer has been reported by the detainee to the consul."

December 29, 2015

Gay Man Fights Extradition to Dubai were He is a Criminal for having been Born

Michael Halliday

A gay man is resisting extradition to the United Arab Emirates, where homosexuality is a crime, because he fears he could be tortured and punished disproportionately.

The unusual case of Michael Halliday, 32, from the Midlands, who faces a theft charge in Dubai, is due to be decided by Westminster magistrates court this week.

One disturbing aspect of the case, according to his lawyers, is that an independent expert sent out to Dubai by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), which is acting as legal agent for the UAE in the case, was refused access to inspect prison conditions.

The court has been told that over the past five years there have been 43 cases of complaints by British nationals of torture or mistreatment within the UAE justice system. Of those, 37 related to British nationals detained in Dubai and 19 of them alleged they had suffered physical beatings.

According to legal papers submitted by Halliday’s lawyers, letters from the Foreign Office state that “25 allegations were of physical assaults; these ranged from a slap to repeated assault. Other complaints included forced confessions and deprivation of food, water and use of toilet.” 

The theft allegation relates to money said to have disappeared from a safe at a department store where Halliday formerly worked. The formal request for his extradition was made by the UAE in June last year.

Hailliday, who denies the accusation, worked as an operations manager, developing the retail site. He told the Guardian: “I’m extremely worried. If I was sent back I don’t believe I could defend myself in court or have a fair trial. The fact that I’m openly gay would mean that there would be prejudice against me.

“If I was found guilty then I’m worried they would add on extra charges and increase my sentence. The punishment [for being gay] is death in the UAE and 10 years in Dubai.”

He said CCTV footage supported his case, and witness statements from two employees who had given evidence against him contained factual errors. “In a UK court of law it would be fairly clear that there’s no real evidence. My mother has had to take out a mortgage to pay for my legal representation. If I am sent out to Dubai I won’t be able to pay her back.” 

Gay sex, or “consensual sodomy” between males, as it is defined, is punishable by death under article 354 of the UAE federal penal code. The penal code for Dubai provides for 10 years imprisonment for consensual sodomy.

Halliday’s sexuality, referred to in legal submissions, “is now well known to both the authorities in Dubai and his former colleagues in Dubai,” according to court documents.

“Discrimination against people of foreigners poses a serious risk,” it is argued. “He has no friends or family in the UAE to assist him while he is detained or to ensure that he has appropriate access to legal representation.”

Halliday’s barrister, Ben Cooper, has told the court that his client would be unlikely to receive a fair trial and would be at risk of disproportionate punishment and ill-treatment. “There is the additional real risk of torture prolonging the pre-trial period of incarceration and his ability to participate in any trial,” Cooper said. 

A CPS-instructed independent expert sent out for the purpose of inspecting the locations where Halliday would face detention pre-trial and if convicted was refused access. This “demonstrates that the UAE continues to close its doors to monitoring and inspection,” legal submissions on Halliday’s behalf argue.

Jonathan Black, Halliday’s solicitor from the law firm BSB Solicitors in London, said: “We are disappointed that the CPS has accepted what the UAE says about its penal policy on the assurance that there’s nothing wrong with the conditions without being allowed to check for themselves.”

The CPS declined to comment about whether it had been given access to prison facilities in Dubai. A spokesperson said: “The extradition hearing has taken place and judgment will be handed down on 22 December. In this document the judge will provide his findings of fact covering the basis of the extradition request and the challenges raised by Mr Halliday. It is therefore not appropriate to provide any comment to the questions raised at this point in time.”

October 23, 2015

Saudi Prince Accused of Forcing Others to Watch and have Sex with Him

Prince Majed Abdulaziz Al-Saud
On January of 2014 Adamfoxie* posted about a gay saudi prince and his escapades out of the kingdom.
( report, pictures and video enclosed.

This past year there are other reports about another Prince with kinky tastes. He was arrested and released on bond and now the authorities in L.A. are trying to bring him to justice on misdemeanor charges for forcing women to watch him to have sex. It’s not really that he just watches, is that he does but under the law he could not be convicted of the top charges of forcing himself on some women so they the authorities are trying to address the less serious complaint.  Absent of a video or a recording  these charges are very hard to proof because of the he said, she said problem. I’m bringing you the report on CNN today and you can read of the gay Dubai Prince by using the enclosed link.

A Saudi prince is no longer facing felony assault charges but could still face a misdemeanor as the Los Angeles city attorney’s office reviews a woman's complaint that the royal tried to force her to perform a sex act on him, authorities said Tuesday.

Prince Majed Abdulaziz Al-Saud -- originally arrested on suspicion of sexual assault, false imprisonment and battery -- was released last month on $300,000 bail in connection with the September 23 incident.
    The city attorney's review comes after the Los Angeles County district attorney's office referred the case to municipal authorities, officials said. County prosecutors found insufficient evidence to file felony charges, said spokeswoman Jane Robison.
    The case is being evaluated for a possible misdemeanor filing, said Frank Mateljan, spokesman for the city attorney’s office.

    The investigation began after police were called to a home, where they interviewed numerous people on September 23, Los Angeles police said.
    Separately, three women are suing the Saudi prince, alleging assault, battery, sexual harassment and false imprisonment at his home in Beverly Hills, also on September 23, according to the lawsuit filed in a Los Angeles County court.

    Stephen Larson, an attorney for the prince, called the suit baseless.
    "These allegations, brought for no other purpose than to extract money, are as baseless as they are salacious," Larson said. "The district attorney carefully considered these claims and declined to bring any charges; we anticipate that the civil lawsuit will end similarly, with a finding that all of these claims are legally and factually meritless."
    The three women in the civil suit are identified only as Jane Doe 1, Jane Doe 2 and Jane Doe 3 in court papers, and the prince is also identified as Majed bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

    The three worked for the prince in his home over three days during which other servants, a retired Los Angeles police detective and security personnel were present, said Vadim Frish, an attorney for the women.

    In court papers, the three women said that at parties over three days the prince "was using cocaine throughout the course of their employment." They also alleged the prince engaged in heavy drinking and arranged for escorts to come to the home on September 22.
    That evening, the prince allegedly threatened the three in the dining room, where he acted "in a sexual and aggressive manner" with one of them and told the women, "I am a prince and I do what I want! You are nobody!" according to court papers.

    "Plaintiffs, afraid for their lives, ran to the balcony to escape Al Saud," court papers said. “While on the balcony, one of Al Saud's assistants yelled at the plaintiffs to get back to work."

    On September 23, the prince forced two of the women to watch a man engage in a sex act with him, court papers said. Later that day, police were called to the home, and officers interviewed the three women, Frish said.

    "While waiting outside, plaintiffs saw (the prince's girlfriend) and another female with bruises and blood on their face and body. They were shaking and crying," court papers said. "Plaintiffs are in fear for their lives and believe that Al Saud will have them killed."
    The three women were not paid for their three days of work, Frish said Tuesday.

    By Michael Martinez and Cheri Mossburg, CNN

    October 20, 2015

    Trump Designed, Dubai Plays 2 Cards: Extremist in Fun and Oppressive Religion with 0 Human Rights

                     ~Dubai~ Heaven or Hell? both?

    As the days draw in and the nights get colder, my thoughts turn to Dubai.
    I hasten to add my thoughts do not turn to Dubai (or DOO-Boyyyy as many of its fans call it) as a potential vacation destination for the Proud family. Rather, I find myself thinking of it as an eternal, enduring mystery. Namely, why anyone would want to visit this ghastly place?
    Dubai is considered to be the most ‘Western' part of the Middle East

    Dubai is considered to be the most 'Western' part of the Middle East  Photo: Alamy
    It’s not just the onset of autumn either. The other reason I’ve been thinking about Dubai is that the Saudis are getting all sorts of bad press at the moment. I despise Saudi Arabia. It’s a hideous, brutal, oil-rich theocracy that exports terrorism. But you know what? It really doesn’t really pretend to be anything else. You know where you stand with Saudi Arabia.

    Dubai, on the other hand, markets itself as fun in the sun, a kind of Las Vegas on the Persian Gulf. Yet it has far more in common with Saudi Arabia than you’d imagine. Before you say, “But Alex, Dubai is the forward looking part of the Middle East that wants to engage with the world,” I invite you to consider the case of Marte Deborah Dalelv.

    Dalelv is a Norwegian fashion designer who was on a business trip in Dubai in 2013. During an evening out, she was raped. She later reported her attack to the police. The authorities’ reaction? Ms Dalelv was charged with perjury, having extramarital sex and drinking alcohol. She received a 16-month jail sentence.

    There was an international outcry over the case, and eventually Ms Dalelv was pardoned by Dubai’s rulers, almost certainly because of the bad PR. Except it wasn’t “bad” PR. It was accurate PR, and it made Dubai look like what it is: a nasty little theocracy in a shopping mall.

    "Bigger, better, higher, glitzier, nastier: Dubai is like an entire city designed by Donald Trump"
    Alex Proud

    This is the first big reason I struggle to understand the “Destination: Dubai” mentality. Why would you want take your holiday in a country that locks up rape victims when it thinks no one is looking? Why, for that matter, would you want to take your holiday in a place which jailed a man for having a piece of dope on the sole of his shoe so small as to be invisible to naked eye? Why would you holiday in a country that detained a man for having poppy seeds from a bread roll on his clothes?
    So Dubai is a fabulous alternative to Spain or Greece until you fall foul of one the hundreds of inhumane, hardline laws, at which point you get a short, sharp lesson in why most European legal systems are actually pretty great.

    My problem with this is that Dubai wants to have it both ways. Either you’re a playground for tourists or you’re a deeply conservative Islamic state. I’m sorry, but you can’t be Ibiza and Saudi Arabia at the same time. 

    But let’s move on, as there are so many other reasons to hate Dubai. In fact, I’d find it pretty easy to hate the place even if, legally speaking, it was as liberal as Amsterdam.
    For starters, it has an awful climate. It’s horrendously hot and humid for nine months of the year. It has close to zero real culture unless you count its unique take on Sharia Shopping ‘n’ Starbucks. It is an environmental Chernobyl filled with SUVs and air-conditioning up to and including an indoor ski slope. And it has some of the worst upscale architecture in the world. Bigger, better, higher, glitzier, nastier: it’s like an entire city designed by Donald Trump.

    Of course, all this architecture doesn’t build itself. And the pampered Emirati elite certainly aren’t going to get their hands dirty. So they use guest workers from places like Pakistan and Nepal who they treat like disposable slaves. Assuming you can read a newspaper or, failing that, watch TV, it cannot have escaped your notice that Dubai’s masters appear not to care if these people live or die. If they’re female they get to be maids which means considerably less chance of dying of heatstroke and far more chance of being physically or sexually abused by your employer. Dubai!

    When I read about conditions for guest workers in the UAE, I am genuinely reminded of US slavery. To treat people like this, you can’t view them as human. I’m sure there must be Emiratis who realize how dreadful this is, but clearly there are those who literally never think, “If I’d been born 1000 miles east of here, in Pakistan, I’d be scrubbing toilets for 16 hours a day.”
    All this means Dubai is like a smorgasbord of the despicable. A legal system that jails rape victims. Modern slavery? Ghastly bad taste. An utter contempt for the environment. A hideous fusion of hyper-capitalism and repressive theocracy? I can only assume that if you enjoy holidaying in Dubai, you are the kind of person who weighs all these up and then shrugs and says, “But on the other hand, there is really great shopping.”

    I’d always lazily assumed that all this meant that Dubai catered for a relatively uneducated, ill-informed, downmarket demographic. But in fact, it’s the second most expensive city in the world to stay in after Geneva. And then it hit me. You know exactly who Dubai man and woman are. They’re a certain brassy subset of the middle-classes. The kind of people who love expensive mock-Georgian new-builds. The kind of people who drive SUVs with personalised plates. They have good jobs and they’re successful, but they probably don’t have many books on their shelves.

    If I struggle to understand why people visit Dubai, I am left truly baffled as to why anyone would want to live there. So I asked around and spoke to an acquaintance who’d spent a year there. Is it, I asked, one of those places, I asked, that’s a bit awful to visit, but actually OK nice to live in. She laughed and said: “There are two kinds of expat in Dubai. The first kind arrives and, after six weeks they realise it’s awful and that they’ve made a big mistake.”
    “And the second kind?” I asked.
    She shook her head, “For them it’s much worse. They like it.”

    Here is where I make a confession. I have only been to Dubai once – and that was when I had a three-hour layover on my way to a far more pleasant destination. I never left the airport. But, actually, I don’t think this matters at all. It’s not necessary to spend a week in Dubai to know that it represents the very worst of East and West.

    You don’t have to large it at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel to understand that human rights don’t extend to guest workers from the Indian subcontinent. You don’t need to spend 20,000 Dirhams in the world’s biggest shopping mall to know that journalists in the UAE practice “politeness.” Besides, as my friend said, “If you’ve seen Dubai Airport, then you’ve seen Dubai.”
    "When all you care about is money, eventually you get Dubai"
    Alex Proud

    Luckily, these days, you don’t have to go to Dubai to get a feel for the place. Because, it seems, we are building a simulacrum of Dubai in London.

    When you cross Vauxhall bridge from Chelsea, you see St George Wharf in all its glory. It's a development of shiny towers that are at once incredibly expensive and very cheap looking. They’re not for the likes of you either. They’re for rich foreign investors, some of whom no doubt come from the UAE. In time, I’m sure they’ll be surrounded by expensive chain stores and pricey but not very good restaurants. It’ll be Dubai and grey skies. Of course, it’s not like Dubai in the sense that Vauxhall is still a centre for London’s gay pubs and clubs. But no matter, I’m sure that in a few years’ time, gentrification will drive them out.

    It’s a warning to London. When all you care about is money, eventually you get Dubai.
    But back to the real Dubai, the place of oppressive heat and censorship and towers built by slaves and vile consumerism ... And I’ll try and end on a positive note. What can I say I like about Dubai? OK, there is one good thing about Dubai. It keeps most of the people who like Dubai in one place.
    If you’re on holiday in Dubai, you won’t be on holiday where I am.

    February 21, 2014

    Too Sexy a Man to Be in Dubai


    Is it a crime to be too handsome? Apparently it was enough to get three United Arab Emirates men deported from Saudi Arabia for being “too handsome.” Now one of those men has been reportedly identified as Omar Borkan Al Gala, a Fashion photographer, actor and poet from Dubai.
    According to TIME magazine online:
    The men were visiting Saudi Arabia from the United Arab Emirates to attend the annual Jenadrivah Heritage & Cultural Festival in Riyadh. They were apparently minding their own business when members of Saudi Arabia’s religious police entered the pavilion and forcibly removed them from the festival. Their offense? They were considered “too handsome” to stay for fear that women would find them irresistible, according to the Arabic-language newspaper Elaph.
    “A festival official said the three Emiratis were taken out on the grounds they are too handsome and that the Commission [for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice] members feared female visitors could fall for them,” Elaph reported this week, as quoted on the website Arabian Business. The Emirati men were subsequently deported to Abu Dhabi. In Saudi Arabia women are largely prohibited from interacting with unrelated males.
    After the incident, the U.A.E. released an official statement indicating that the religious police may have been on high alert because of the unplanned (and, we assume, unnerving) presence of an unnamed female artist, reported the Telegraph. It’s unclear whether the men were evicted in relation to that incident, however.

    January 18, 2014

    Gay Crown Prince of Dubai- Sex, Drugs and the Crown Family

    Words from the publisher: Before you start reading this posting let me warn you that NOT ALL the information here has been verified. This blog verifies thru known media sources all of the articles published. When I read this article I saw it as an article of interest and many of the information here is of the public record and verifiable

    The source on this posting found on 

    The Muslim Issue.wordpress


    Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum (حمدان بن محمد بن راشد آل مكتوم) (born 14 November 1982), is the Crown Prince of Dubai, and second eldest son of HH Emir Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum. He is popularly known as Fazza, the name under which he publishes his poetry.
    On 1 February 2008, Sheikh Hamdan was named as the Hereditary Prince of Dubai.  He was also appointed as the Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council in September 2006. However, as of late his public appearances are reduced and we rarely find any new pictures of him, only older ones republished again and again. His website only shows two short reports about tiny handful appearances within the past three years. In the past, he was a constant and almost daily subject in the media and his pictures were blasted with tiring repetition all across the Middle East Media, his every move followed, filmed, and photographed. His marital status remains unknown to the public but he is said to have dated (purchased?) British resident Verns Buckley-Chiongbian.
    When the first diplomatic Wikileaks cables were published it came to surface that the Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh “Fazza” Hamdan is actually a notorious drug and sex addict, and fly in male and female prostitutes in private planes to Dubai for weekend group sex parties. It even took us by surprise, who are well aware of the debased behavior of the Arabs.
    Is the Prince finally cured off his gay sex, orgies, and drug addiction?
    During his many documented and media covered travels and ventures Sheikh Hamdan has shown to have a daredevil personality with a strong passion for sports and risky stunts. It’s not unusual for people with this personality for dangers and challenges to be prone to addiction. Behind closed doors, Sheikh Hamdan and his brother have been addicted to hard drugs and incessant and perverted sex orgies (with both men and women).
    Fazza was appointed as the royal representative and board member of his father’s company but got momentarily replaced by his less popular and lesser attractive brother (while Fazza was in rehab?). According to the early WikiLeaks documents the young Hamdan’s addiction got so bad, he was taken to several secret drug rehabs around Europe but they failed to cure him.
    Too bad Muslims hate the Jews so much because some of the most effective drug rehab programs in the world is found with doctors in Jerusalem. Reports have shown that Muslim nations have the highest drug addiction problem in the entire world. All intoxicants, including alcohol, are forbidden in Islam, yet “immense volumes” of illegal amphetamines are being seized in the Middle East, particularly Saudi Arabia, according to Matthew Nice, a drugs expert with the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
    The World Drug Report 2010, published by the UNODC, shows Saudi authorities confiscated 12.8 metric tons of amphetamine in 2008. A total of 24.3 metric tons of amphetamine were seized worldwide that year, with 15.3 metric tons seized in the wider Middle East.
    “I can’t emphasize enough the size of this,” said Nice, whose specialist area is amphetamine-type-stimulants. “Fifteen metric tons [of drugs] is absolutely huge, it’s absolutely phenomenal.
    Professor Jallal Toufiq, founder of the Middle East and North Africa Harm Reduction Association told CNN: “There is a worsening of the drug situation in the whole region, with no exceptions.
    “We can show it in terms of treatment demand, social expression, related crime, HIV and Hepatitis C increasing in these countries — all these kinds of indirect indicators.”
    But he added that a lack of research and data collection on the ground make it hard to identify the scale of the problem.
    “In the Middle East and North Africa region there’s a huge void in terms of data and information,” he said. “For many countries, there’s a lack of political will because people just don’t want to deal with this.”
    The Arab royal family, who consist of several thousand family members (!), have many who are deeply addicted to drugs and orgies. Often they travel to destinations around the world to conduct shameless sex, drug and alcohol-fueled orgies in our hotel rooms – far away from the eyes and ears of servants or people who may get access to the information.
    Is there anywhere in the world these Muslims have a good reputation? Not only are the Arab royalty drug, sex and alcohol dependent but they are very violent and nasty drunks, junkies and murderers. The ideology of Mohammed come to the surface in the most violent and unpleasant manner, especially when they are drunk or on drugs.
    UPDATE JULY 2013: The royal family has begun to increase Fazza’s public appearances since we published this article in 2012. Prior to that he only had 3-4 appearances updated on his site in nearly three years. And the media and an official website would only publish old pictures of Fazza from his pre-addiction days. So what do you think? Did his many stints in rehab finally work and he is back in the game, or?
    More about Arab Conduct:
    1. Wikileaks discussion on Arabian TV: Wikileaks Expose All Arab Kings And Rulers Without Exception 2013
    2. WikiLeaks cables: Saudi princes throw parties boasting drink, drugs and sex
    3. Arab prince and relative to Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa threatened with 50,000-volt Taser gun on British Airways flight for being drunk
    4. Saudi Sheik Issa is cleared of torturing civilian in UAE courts
    5. Saudi Arabians Torture Employees ‘Hammer Nails’ Into Sri Lankan Housemaid
    6. Member of Saudi royal family entourage, 60, ‘raped barmaid in his room at New York’s Plaza Hotel’
    7. (Arabic) الأمير طلال:قضية إغتصاب Saudi Prince Rape Case
    8. French mother in custody battle with Saudi prince falls to her death
    9. Saudi prince Prince Saud Bin Abdulaziz Bin Nasir al Saud who killed gay sex-slave and manservant ‘to be allowed home’
    10. Saudi Arabia’s Princess Sara claims asylum in the UK 
    11. Saudi princess’s lover charged with knife attack (lover appear to be a Thai-mix immigrant to Sweden)
    12. Saudi Arabian princess seeks asylum in Britain over an illegitimate child
    13. 15-year-old Saudi girl flees from 90-year-old husband
    The official clean image of Dubai’s Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan “Fazza” Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Makthoum. Hamdan’s secret drug and gay addiction came as a surprise from diplomatic ties via unclassified documents, later made public by WikiLeaks cable reports, not meant for the public domain. This report disappeared from the web after merely a few weeks and cannot be found anywhere anymore, demonstrating that Arabs have used their money and influence to remove media content. Other reports on Arab sex, drug, and violent excess is still viewable.
    Dubai's Crown Prince looks stoned and bloated, and is being kept out of the media in his own home country. The reason? Secret diplomatic information via Wikileaks revealed that the Crown Prince Sheikh "Fazza" Hamdan was actually a long-standing drug addict who had been admitted for (failed) rehab several times. This report disappeared from the web after a few weeks.
    A stoned out Prince Hamdan: The unofficial image of the real Sheikh Hamdan today, taken by one of his friends: the sporty and fit prince is now a bloated, fat and stoned Prince who is kept hidden from too many photographers nowadays after his increased drug abuse dependence. He does seem to be back to public functions after a period of silence (did the drug-rehab finally work?) but the pictures of him keep being old ones, published over 5 years ago. Secret diplomatic Wikileaks cables revealed that the Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh “Fazza” Hamdan is actually a notorious drug and sex addict, frequent with gay orgies, roaming in European cities looking for male ‘tops’ and ‘bottoms’ and even incestuous relations. Fazza had been sent abroad to (failed) rehab several times.

    Perverted gay sex orgy addict and drug user (top or bottom?) Prince “Fazza” with his father HH Emir Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
     I'm adding what happens to a princess' in Saudi Arabia when they don't follow the King. We know members of this family can't say what they want. They might do what they want but there is a but. They have power, money, boys or girls o both as long as they tow the line of the kingdom.  The following story came from the BBC and was published on August 15, 2017. These are Princess' that got to be controversial either because they wanted more power or felt strongly about some political issue from the king. They have disappeared and no one is heard of them. One of them was kidnapped flying what he thought was a private jet to Rome instead it took him to Dubai Airport.No one is heard of him since.

    Prince Sultan bin Turki, pictured centreImage copyrightHUGH MILES
    Image captionPrince Sultan bin Turki, pictured center

    In the last two years, three Saudi princes living in Europe have disappeared. All were critical of the Saudi government - and there is evidence that all were abducted and flown back to Saudi Arabia… where nothing further has been heard from them.
    Early in the morning on 12 June 2003, a Saudi prince is being driven to a palace on the outskirts of Geneva.
    His name is Sultan bin Turki bin Abdulaziz, and the palace belongs to his uncle, the late King Fahd. It's the king's favorite son, Prince Abdulaziz bin Fahd, who has invited him to breakfast.
    Abdulaziz asks Sultan to return to Saudi Arabia - where he says a conflict over Sultan's criticisms of the Saudi leadership will be resolved. 
    Sultan refuses, at which point Abdulaziz excuses himself to make a phone call. The other man in the room, the Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs, Sheikh Saleh al-Sheikh, leaves too and after a few moments masked men rush in. They beat Sultan and handcuff him, then a needle is plunged into his neck.
    Unconscious, Sultan is rushed to Geneva airport - and carried on to a Medevac plane that is conveniently waiting on the tarmac.
    Such, at least, is Sultan's account of the events, as told to a Swiss court many years later.
    Among Sultan's staff, waiting at a Geneva hotel for him to return from his breakfast appointment, was his communications officer, Eddie Ferreira.
    "Progressively, as the day went on the silence became deafening," he remembers. "We couldn't reach the security team. That was the first real alert. We tried to contact the prince; there was no response, no answer."
    Then, in the afternoon, two unexpected visitors arrived.
    "The Saudi ambassador to Switzerland came in with the general manager of the hotel and quite simply just told everybody to vacate the penthouse and get out," Ferreira says. "The prince was in Riyadh, our services were no longer required, and we could leave."
    What had Prince Sultan done that could have led his family to violently drug and kidnap him?
    The previous year he had arrived in Europe for medical treatment and started giving interviews critical of the Saudi government. He condemned the country's record on human rights, complained about corruption among princes and officials, and called for a series of reforms.
    Ever since 1932, when King Abdulaziz, known as Ibn Saud, founded Saudi Arabia, the country has been ruled as an absolute monarchy. It does not tolerate dissent.

    Prince Turki bin Bandar al Saud meets Pakistan's finance minister in 2003Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES
    Image captionPrince Turki bin Bandar meets Pakistan's finance minister in 2003

    Prince Turki bin Bandar was once a major in the Saudi police, with responsibility for policing the royal family itself. But a bitter family dispute over a contested inheritance landed him in prison, and on his release, he fled to Paris, where, in 2012, he began posting videos on YouTube calling for reform in Saudi Arabia.
    The Saudis reacted as they had with Prince Sultan, and tried to persuade Turki to return. When Ahmed al-Salem, the deputy minister of the interior called, the prince recorded the conversation and posted it online.
    "Everybody's looking forward to your return, God bless you," says the deputy minister.
    "Looking forward to my return?" replies Turki. "What about the letters your officers send me? 'You son of a whore, we'll drag you back like Sultan bin Turki.'"
    The deputy minister replies reassuringly: "They won't touch you. I'm your brother."
    "No they're from you," says Turki. "The Ministry of Interior sends them."
    Turki went on publishing videos until July 2015. Then, sometime later that year, he disappeared.
    "He called me every month or two," says a friend, the blogger and activist Wael al-Khalaf. 
    "Then he disappeared for four or five months. I was suspicious. [Then] I heard from a senior officer in the kingdom that Turki bin Bandar was with them. So they'd taken him, he'd been kidnapped."
    After a long search for news of Turki, I found an article in a Moroccan newspaper, which said that he had been about to return to France after a visit to Morocco when he was arrested and jailed. Then, following a request from the Saudi authorities, he was deported with the approval of a Moroccan court.
    We don't know for certain what happened to Turki bin Bandar, but before he disappeared he gave his friend Wael a copy of a book he'd written, in which he had added what may be a prophetic note.
    "Dear Wael, these statements are not to be shared unless I am kidnapped or assassinated. I know I will be kidnapped or they will assassinate me. I also know how they abuse my rights and those of the Saudi people."

    Saud bin Saif al-Nasr
    Image captionSaud bin Saif al-Nasr

    Around the same time as Prince Turki vanished another Saudi prince, Saud bin Saif al-Nasr - a relatively minor royal with a liking for Europe's casinos and expensive hotels - shared a similar fate.
    In 2014 Saud began writing tweets that were critical of the Saudi monarchy.
    He called for the prosecution of Saudi officials who'd backed the overthrow of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi the previous year. 
    Then, in September 2015, Saud went further.
    After an anonymous Saudi prince wrote two letters calling for a coup to remove King Salman, Saud publicly endorsed them - the only royal to do so. This was tantamount to treason and may have sealed his fate.
    A few days later, he tweeted: "I call for the nation to turn the content of these letters into popular pressure." Then his Twitter account went silent.
    Another dissident prince - Prince Khaled bin Farhan, who fled to Germany in 2013 - believes Saud was tricked into flying from Milan to Rome to discuss a business deal with a Russian-Italian company seeking to open branches in the Gulf.
    "A private plane from the company came and took Prince Saud. But it didn't land in Rome, it landed in Riyadh," Khaled says.
    "It turned out Saudi intelligence had fabricated the entire operation," he claims.
    "Now Prince Saud's fate is the same as Prince Turki's, which is prison… The only fate is an underground prison." Prince Sultan, being higher up the royal pecking order, was shuttled between prison and house arrest. But his health was also deteriorating, so in 2010 the royal family allowed him to seek medical treatment in Boston, Massachusetts.
    What he did from the safety of his US exile must have horrified the Saudis - he filed a criminal complaint in the Swiss courts, accusing Prince Abdulaziz bin Fahd and Sheikh Saleh al-Sheikh of responsibility for his 2003 kidnap.
    His American lawyer, Clyde Bergstresser, obtained a medical record from King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh, where Sultan was admitted on 13 June 2003, which indicated that a tube had been placed into his mouth to help him breathe while anesthetized and that one side of his diaphragm was paralyzed - presumably as a result of the assault.
    For the first time, a senior Saudi royal was launching a criminal complaint, in a Western court, against another family member.
    But Bergstresser says the Swiss authorities have shown little interest in the case. 
    "Nothing has been done to pursue what occurred at the airport," he says. "Who were the pilots? What were the flight plans when these planes from Saudi Arabia arrived? This abduction occurred on Swiss soil and one would think that there would be an interest in finding out how that occurred."

    Arabian desert from the airImage copyrightGETTY IMAGES

    In January 2016, Sultan was staying at an exclusive Paris hotel when, like Saud bin Saif al-Nasr, he was tempted on to an airplane.
    He was planning to visit his father, also a well-known critic of the Saudi government, in Cairo, when the Saudi consulate offered him and his entourage of about 18 - including a personal doctor and nurses and bodyguards from the US and Europe - the use of a private jet.
    Despite what had happened to him in 2003, he accepted.
    Two members of the entourage explain how events unfolded. Both prefer to remain anonymous.
    "We pulled on to the tarmac and in front of us was a huge airplane, with... it had the country of Saudi Arabia written on it," says one.
    "It was a little eerie because there were a lot of crew members on board. All of them were male," says the other.
    The plane took off with in-flight monitors showing it was bound for Cairo. But two-and-a-half hours into the flight, the monitors went blank.
    Prince Sultan was sleeping in his room, but he woke up about an hour before landing. He looked out of the window, and appeared anxious, the former members of his staff say.
    As it dawned on the passengers that they were about to land in Saudi Arabia, Sultan started banging on the cockpit door and crying for help. A crew member ordered the prince's team to stay in their seats.
    "We looked out the window and we just saw a bunch of people get out with their rifles slung over their chest and surrounded the plane," says one of the members of his entourage.
    The soldiers and cabin crew dragged Sultan from the plane. He was screaming at his team to call the US embassy.
    The prince and his medics were taken to a villa and put under armed guard. On the plane, the others waited nervously. They were later taken to a hotel, held for three days without passports or telephones, then allowed to fly to a destination of their choice.
    Before they left, a Saudi official, who the prince's staff recognized as one of the "flight attendants" on the plane, offered an apology.
    "He told us that we were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. And that he was sorry for the inconvenience," one of them says.
    The other adds: "I wasn't inconvenienced - I was kidnapped. I was held against my will in a country that I did not choose to go to."
    It was an astonishing situation. Together with Prince Sultan, about 18 foreign nationals had been kidnapped, taken to Saudi Arabia, and held by the Saudi military.
    There has been no news of Prince Sultan since these events.
    I asked the government of Saudi Arabia to respond to the allegations in this film. It declined to comment.

    Prince Khaled
    Image captionPrince Khaled

    Meanwhile, Prince Khaled, still exiled in Germany, worries that he too will be forced to return to Riyadh. 
    "There were four of us family members in Europe. We criticized the family and its rule in Saudi Arabia. Three of us were kidnapped. I'm the only one left," he says.
    Could he be next on the abduction list?
    "I'm convinced. I've been convinced for a long time. If they could do it, they'd have done it by now. I'm very cautious, but it's at the price of my freedom." 

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