£2,007raised of £12,000 target by 82 supporters

Weʼre raising £12,000 to HELP GET JOHN CURRID BACK HOME TO PORTSMOUTH!! Please read the story and share share share!!

Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Unfortunately John was in a scenario of wrong place, wrong time after moving to Dubai 18months ago to live with his wife. He made friends with people but had little knowledge of their background and was arrested on February 2nd 2017. He has been held since then without trial. John was due to start his dream job in Qatar just weeks after his detention. He is now currently being detained in a prison in Abu Dhabi and has limited access to running water, exercise or natural light. He also has no mattress, John is allowed very little contact with us. Under UAE law John is entitled to legal representation however the case has been adjourned 4 times as no lawyer was present.

We have received a list of lawyers from Reprieve and it will cost between £12,000 and £30,000 to instruct someone. With your help we can hopefully meet these costs and get John home as quick as possible. Money donated will also be going towards toiletries and phone cards as the prices are very expensive to call the UK.

Thank you to anyone who can help us.


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  • Nichola Currid1 month ago
    Nichola Currid

    Nichola Currid

    1 month ago

    Thank you to everyone who has donated so far, it really does mean alot to my family and I. Xx

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2 months ago

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  • L Reeves

    L Reeves

    Feb 25, 2018

    Thinking of you x


  • Mary-Ann


    Feb 24, 2018


  • Paul Wilkinson

    Paul Wilkinson

    Feb 19, 2018

    is this really true? Mental! Where is his wife now? Hope it all goes well!


  • Anonymous


    Feb 19, 2018

    All the best


  • Graham Harley

    Graham Harley

    Feb 18, 2018

    Hope he's OK


  • Hailey  Pope

    Hailey Pope

    Feb 15, 2018

    I know it’s not much but every penny counts hope you get him home soon.


  • Anonymous


    Feb 9, 2018

    Hope he gets home soon! Tell him I said keep your head up! If you get to speak to him that is .

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Nichola Currid

Nichola Currid

Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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