A princess from Dubai raised the concern of a United Nations committee after she was arrested while trying to flee the kingdom in 2018. He appeared, on Monday morning, in a photo posted on social media, along with a text about your presence in Spain in a few seconds European holiday.
An Instagram photo posted by a woman identified by British media as a former member of the Royal Navy seonid taylor show up Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum At Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport.
Taylor’s text, accompanied by a smiley face emoji, reads: “A wonderful European holiday with Latifa. We enjoy exploring! “. Taylor’s comments indicated where the photo was taken, which matches other photos from the airport.
When asked about Sheikha Latifa, “It’s cool,” Taylor wrote in another comment, with a thumbs-up emoji.
Taylor, the UAE embassies in London and Madrid, as well as the Dubai Media Office, did not initially respond on Monday to requests for comment from Associated Press.
Taylor shared too Pictures of Sheikha Latifa in May in two malls in Dubai.
The unofficial photos contradict the fact that UN experts and human rights activists have sued the ruler of Dubai, the Sheikh. Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, to provide information about your daughter.
Sheikha Latifa, 35, tried to flee the country in 2018, But she was stopped by commandos on a ship near India.
In videos posted in February before BBCAnd the Sheikha Latifa claimed that she was in a village “turned into a prison”.
“I am recording this video from the bathroom, because it is the only room I can block with a door. (…) I am a hostage and this village has turned into a prison. “All the windows are closed with bars, and I cannot open any of them,” Al Maktoum said in one of the videos.
“Every day I worry about my safety and my life. “I don’t know if I will survive this situation,” said the princess.
Latifa tried to escape from Dubai for the first time when she was 16, but began planning her most dangerous escape attempt in 2011.After he remained in contact with the French businessman Herve Joubert, according to the British public channel.
On February 24, 2018, The princess boarded an inflatable boat, along with Tina Jauhiainen, who was her martial arts instructor, and set sail for international waters, where an American-flagged yacht awaited them..
Eight days later, off the coast of India, The ship was attacked by “commando” who used smoke grenades, They aimed guns at the two women and sent Latifa, who has not yet been heard from, to Dubai, according to the account in the British Guardian newspaper. BBC.
The dramatic escape attempt from the sea and its aftermath have obscured the carefully controlled portrait of Sheikh Muhammad’s family, which is believed to have Dozens of children from different wives. Some of their sons and daughters are highly visible in the local media and on the internet, while others are rarely seen.
The Sheikh’s family became the subject of conversation again in 2020. Then a British judge concluded that the sheikh had launched a campaign of intimidation and intimidation against a wife he had separated from and ordered the kidnapping of two of his daughters, including Sheikha Latifa. The ruling came in the context of a custody battle between Sheikh Mohammed and his wife, Princess Haya. Daughter of the late King Hussein of Jordan.
In the process, the High Court of England found that it had established, among other facts, that the Sheikh “ordered and orchestrated the forcible return of his daughter Latifa to the family home in Dubai” on two occasions, June 2002 and February 2018.
“The return took place in 2002 from Dubai’s border with Oman, while in 2018 it took place with armed commandos at sea near the coast of India.describes the sentence.
The judge also highlights this in August 2000 The prince organized the “kidnapping” of his daughter Shamsa For transport from the UK to Dubai.
Sheikh Mohammed is also Vice President and Prime Minister The United Arab Emirates, the union of seven kingdoms in the Arabian Peninsula where the power is hereditary.
(With information from AP s EFE)