The girl of Dubai’s ruler WHO tried to escape the country in 2018 later sent secret video messages to friends inculpatory her father of holding her “hostage” as she feared for her life.
In footage shared with BBC Panorama, patrician Latifa Al Maktoum says commandos doped her as she fled by boat and flew her back to detention.
The secret messages have stopped – and friends square measure urging the global organization to step in.
Dubai and therefore the UAE have antecedently aforesaid she is safe within the care of family.
Ex-UN rights envoy female parent Robinson, WHO had delineated Latifa as a “troubled young woman” when meeting her in 2018, currently says she was “horribly tricked” by the princess’s family.
The former global organization diplomatist for Human Rights and president of eire has joined demand international action to ascertain Latifa’s current condition and whereabouts.
“I still be terribly upset regarding Latifa. Things have emotional on. then i believe it ought to be investigated,” she said.
Latifa’s father, tribal sheikh Mahound bin Rashid Al Maktoum, is one in every of the richest heads of state within the world, the ruler of urban center and vice-president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The videos were recorded over many months on a phone Latifa was on the Q.T. given a couple of year when her capture and come to urban center. She recorded them in a very lavatory because it had the sole door she might lock.
In the messages, she elaborated how:
• she fought back against the troopers taking her off the boat, “kicking and fighting” and biting one Emirati commando’s arm till he screamed
• after being tranquillised she lost consciousness as she was being carried on to a non-public jet, and did not awaken till it landed in urban center
• she was being command alone while not access to medical or legal facilitate in a very villa with windows and doors barred shut, and guarded by police