BBC Released a new video Princess Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum, one of the daughters of the Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and the Emir of Dubai Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum: Since 2018, the year that Try to escape from DubaiThere was no news of him. Latifa says in the video that she is being held hostage in a villa from which she cannot get out. The video is a montage of several recordings that the princess sent to some friends over a period of several months. BBC He says his friends have not received letters from Latifa for some time.
In 2019, Latifa started sending secret messages to her friends over a smuggled phone
She described being held against her will
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In other videos, reporters from BBC They managed to see the princess telling us when, upon her father’s orders, the soldiers brought her back to Dubai and drugged her. In the montage issued by BBC Instead it says:
I’m shooting this video from the bathroom because it’s the only room I can lock with a door. I can’t lock my room door because he doesn’t have a key.
I am in a villa, I am being held hostage and this palace has turned into a prison. All windows have bars and I cannot open any. There are five police officers outside and two policewomen inside the house. I can’t even go out to take some air.
I don’t know when I will be released and what will happen to me when I am released. Every day I worry for my safety and my life. I don’t know if I will be able to survive this situation. The policemen threatened me, saying that I would be imprisoned for life and never see the sun again.
Everything is bothering me now. It is like a circus. I don’t want to be a hostage in this prison villa, I just want to be free. I don’t know what they want to do with me. Really, I do not know. It’s more hopeless day in and day out and I’m really tired of it all.
The video messages were delivered by Princess A. BBC Hoping that they will lead to his release. The last time international newspapers reported it was about a year ago, when the High Court of Justice was in the United Kingdom Have judged Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is guilty of kidnapping two of his daughters – one of whom is Latifa – and waging a campaign of intimidation against his ex-wife, Jordanian Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein. In the summer of 2019, Princess Haya, the Sheikh’s sixth wife, fled to London with two children aged 11 and 7, and the sheikh applied to the British High Court of Justice for custody of the children.