Britain says: UAE should show the world Dubai's Sheikha Latifa is alive

Reuters | London | Updated: 17-02-2021 13:25 IST | Created: 17-02-2021 13:04 IST
Britain says: UAE should show the world Dubai's Sheikha Latifa is alive
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Britain said on Wednesday that it would like to see proof that Sheikha Latifa, one of the ruler of Dubai's daughters, is still alive after the BBC published a video saying she was being held against her will in a barricaded villa. Asked if he would support seeing some kind of proof from the United Arab Emirates that Sheikha Latifa is alive, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told Sky:

"Given what we've just seen, I think people would just at a human level want to see that she's alive and well, of course, I think that's a natural instinct and we would certainly welcome that." Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed al-Maktoum drew international attention in 2018 when a human rights group released a video made by her in which she described an attempt to escape Dubai.

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