I’m actually afraid for her’: Princess Latifa’s greatest buddy urges the world to behave and requires vacationers to boycott Dubai over royal ‘held hostage’ by her family
- Princess Latifa launched movies this week suggesting she is being held hostage
- The UAE embassy in London stated in an announcement she is being cared for at residence
- Buddy Tiina Jauhiainen dismissed the claims and says the princess wants assist
The most effective buddy of Princess Latifa has dismissed claims from Dubai’s ruling household saying she is being cared for at residence, and accused them of imprisoning her at residence.
This week the princess, the daughter of Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Al Maktoum, launched movies suggesting she was being stored prisoner by her father following makes an attempt to flee the United Arab Emirates.
Yesterday the UN ordered proof of life and the UAE later launched an announcement saying she is being cared for at residence.
And now her buddy Tiina Jauhiainen claims she was with the princess throughout the escape bid and says her buddy is now being imprisoned.
Tiina Jauhiainen (proper) dismissed claims from Dubai’s royal household suggesting her buddy is being cared for, accusing them of retaining her prisoner
She advised the Telegraph: ‘My greatest buddy Princess Latifa bint Mohammed al-Maktoum had been imprisoned by her family – confined to 1 room.
‘It is ridiculous that her household assume they’ll put out this type of assertion and supply no precise proof of life. I am shocked and upset that that is their official response.
‘I might additionally wish to see vacationers boycott Dubai. It is easy to reside in a bubble there. However nobody with a conscience can overlook the fact now: the injustice, the human rights abuses and the exploitation. Latifa is amongst those that have suffered vastly. However the final time I heard from her, I knew that even in spite of everything this, they nonetheless hadn’t damaged her spirit.’
The video, taken in an unknown location, confirmed the princess speaking right into a cell phone digital camera
Within the video launched this week, Latifa was recorded saying she has been locked in a villa with out entry to daylight or contemporary air whereas underneath fixed police guard.
Liz Throssell, spokeswoman for the UN Workplace of the Excessive Commissioner for Human Rights, advised a web-based briefing in Geneva: ‘We raised our issues concerning the state of affairs in gentle of the disturbing video proof that emerged this week.
‘We requested extra info and clarification about Sheikha Latifa’s present state of affairs.
‘Given the intense issues about Sheikha Latifa, we’ve requested that the federal government’s response comes as a matter of precedence.
‘We did ask for proof of life.’
Latifa has endured a troublesome relationship together with her father over time that has resulted in her making an attempt to flee his kingdom twice, as soon as in 2002 and once more in 2018.
She stated she tried to flee what she referred to as his ‘repressive management’, claiming she had been drugged and tortured on the orders of her father.
The sheikh has denied all abuse claims made by his daughter, who’s one in every of 30 youngsters he has with six wives.
In 2018 she fled the nation by jet ski however was captured eight days later by Indian commandos off the coast of Goa and returned to her father’s custody, the place she claimed, within the newly launched footage, that she has been held captive ever since.
The transfer comes after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson stated on Wednesday he was ‘involved’ about Princess Sheikha Latifi whereas Dominic Raab additionally demanded the UAE proves she remains to be alive.