A SECOND picture has emerged of “kidnapped” Princess Latifa sitting with buddies in Dubai because it’s reported she has referred to as friends to say she’s secure.

The pictures are the primary time the alleged hostage, 35, has been seen out in public since secret video messages have been launched in February from her “villa jail.”

Princess Latifa, 35, is seen in public amid claims she was been held hostage by her father, an allegation he denies
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A second picture of Princess Latifa was additionally posted right this moment. She is seen in a waterside restaurant[/caption]

Latifa has repeatedly accused her father – Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum – of holding her hostage, claims he strongly denies.

The brand new photos haven’t been independently verified – nevertheless the princess’ marketing campaign staff informed The Solar On-line they consider they’re real.

Earlier we reported how the primary picture to emerge confirmed Latifa sitting in what seems to be like a shopping center with two ladies smiling and showing relaxed.

Within the background is an commercial for the Japanese animated movie Demon Slayer which was launched within the United Arab Emirates on Could 13.

The picture was initially posted to Instagram by a girl named Shinny Bryn who captioned the picture: “Pretty night at MoE with buddies.”

The MoE refers back to the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai.

Face masks may also be seen on their desk indicating that the picture was taken lately.

The opposite picture – additionally posted on Instagram – exhibits Latifa sitting in a waterside restaurant with one of many two ladies who appeared within the first snap.

In the meantime, sources informed The Solar on Sunday the Princess “has been in contact with shut buddies.

“Issues are shifting in the correct route, however there’s a diploma of warning. We’re assured she has been launched,” one added.

Latifa claims she is being held against her will in Dubai. An allegation which is refuted by her father
Latifa claims she is being held towards her will in Dubai. An allegation which is refuted by her father
Her father Sheikh Mohammed claims his daughter was conned into trying to flee the country
Her father Sheikh Mohammed claims his daughter was conned into making an attempt to flee the nation

In a press release, David Haigh, of the Free Latifa marketing campaign and Detained Worldwide, mentioned: “We affirm that there have been a number of probably important and optimistic developments within the marketing campaign.

“We don’t intend to remark additional at this stage, an additional assertion will likely be issued on the acceptable time”.

In 2002, Latifa made her first alleged escape try aged 16 – nevertheless she was captured on the UAE’S border with Oman.

She was then imprisoned for 3 years and 4 months, experiences say.

In 2018, she as soon as once more tried to flee, this time with the assistance of her pal Tiina Jauhiaine and former French spy Herve Jaubert.

But, after boarding a ship in Oman, the vessel was stopped by Indian officers in worldwide waters and the princess was despatched again to her father.

In February this yr, secret movies have been launched displaying Latifa claiming she is a “hostage” and is being held in a royal villa below armed guard.

She additionally alleged that she has been crushed and drugged.

In response to the footage, the United Nations stepped in and requested the UAE for proof that Latifa continues to be alive.

In video released in February, Latifa claimed she was being held in a villa under armed guard
In video launched in February, Latifa claimed she was being held in a villa below armed guard
Latifa is pictured escaping Dubai with her friend Tiina Jauhianien
Latifa is pictured escaping Dubai together with her pal Tiina Jauhianien

However, the royal household merely replied with a press release saying she was now “being cared for at house”.

Her father has claimed that his daughter was conned into fleeing by criminals who wished cash.

He insists she is secure and that her household’s privateness should be revered.

Radha Stirling, of authorized consultants Detained in Dubai, was contacted by Latifa throughout her escape try in 2018.

After viewing the brand new picture, Stirling informed The Solar On-line: “If the {photograph} is real, it will point out that the UAE intends to maybe enable Latifa to return to public life as was talked about of their final assertion.

“The UAE has declined media requests and largely ignored United Nations pleadings.


“Regardless of growing stress, the UAE’s place has remained that Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum is in ‘the loving care of her household’.

“The household nonetheless maintains that Latifa has psychological well being issues which they don’t intend to make a spectacle of.”

On viewing the image of Latifa, Herve Jaubert: “I’m so relieved to listen to this glorious information. Princess Latifa seems to be straight within the digital camera and appears to be herself and comfortable.”