Two photos believed to show Princess Latifa were posted on an unidentified Instagram account this week. The UN had demanded proof of life for the daughter of Dubai’s sovereign.
A few months after the UN demanded proof of the life of the Dubai ruler ‘s daughter, two photos showing Princess Latifa were posted on an unidentified Instagram account.
In February, the UN. Sheika Latifa feared for her life by claiming to be a “hostage” in response to the spread of videos by the British media, who said she had asked the UAE for proof of life.
Not seen in public since 2018
The 35-year-old princess, the daughter of the ruler of Dubai and the Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates Mohammed Ben Rachet Al-Maktoum, tried to escape from this Gulf city state in 2018 by boat. . He was not seen in public from that failed escape attempt.
Regarding two pictures posted on social networking site Instagram in recent days, AFP could not verify their authenticity or the date they were taken. The Emirate of Dubai has not yet commented.
On Saturday evening, a photo posted on a public Instagram account showed a woman posing as Sheika Latifa, “having a good meal with Latiba at Pais Mar earlier”.
Earlier this week, a first film featured a woman, again portrayed as a princess, seated at the Mall of the Emirates (MoE), Dubai Mall, with two other women. The headline read: “Good evening on MoE with friends”.
According to the BBC, Sheikh Latifa’s friends recognized the two women and confirmed that they were acquaintances of the princess.
“If this photo is real and recent, it gives us some relief to keep it alive,” said Rothna Begum, a researcher at Human Rights Watch (HRW).
In a statement issued in February, he said the Dubai royal family was “taking care of Sheikh Latifa at home” and “her condition is improving”. “We hope he will resume public life in due course,” he said.