Tuesday March 31, 2020

Dubai’s ruling family showed UN ‘proof of life’ photos of princess and Mary Robinson

New correspondence reveals the UAE used pictures in bid to disprove rumours that Sheikha Latifa had come to harm

23rd June, 2019
Sheikha Latifa attempted to escape Dubai in March 2018, but was captured soon afterwards

Dubai’s ruling family sent photographs of Mary Robinson with a runaway princess to the United Nations to show that she was “alive and well” days after the organisation threatened to publish information regarding her “enforced disappearance”.

Documents seen by The Sunday Business Post show that photos of Robinson alongside Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed al-Maktoum were used by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government in an attempt to disprove what...

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