UN is ‘very involved’ about Princess Latifa’s state of affairs
The Workplace of the United Nations Excessive Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) stated Friday it has requested the UAE for “proof of life” for the Princess, however has not obtained it.
“We’ve not acquired any proof of life, and we wish one. One that’s clear, compelling proof that she’s alive. And our first concern for us is to make sure of that,” spokeswoman Marta Hurtado instructed a briefing in Geneva. “We tried to arrange a gathering between senior officers, with the brand new ambassador of the UAE to the UN in Geneva. In precept, the mission have accepted these requests, however we now have no fastened date but.”
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Hurtado instructed the briefing the OHCHR would “ideally meet her” and “discuss to her alone to look at all of the features of her state of affairs.”
“That is what we’ll convey on this assembly, if it takes place,” she added. Requested why such conferences haven’t taken place but regardless of repeated calls from the OHCHR, Hurtado replied the query ought to be raised to the authorities of the UAE.
Hurtado additionally stated her workplace would “elevate the case of Latifa’s sister, Sheikha Shamsa, to ask about their whereabouts.”
“We’re very involved about each instances, as a result of we do not know what is going on,” Hurtado stated. “That is why we’re not solely asking the place they’re, however we need to meet them. We need to converse with them. We need to perceive what’s their state of affairs, because the case not solely with these two ladies, however different instances of those who have disappeared, or perhaps presumably disappeared throughout the globe,” she added.
“We observe up on many instances, [on a] every day foundation of those who have disappeared or whom we do not know the whereabouts. That’s the reason we’re internally, privately however as nicely publicly right here, elevating their case and expressing that we’re certainly very involved concerning the state of affairs,” the OHCHR spokeswoman concluded.