Runaway Dubai princess is a matter for her family, says Robinson

Ex-Irish president says Sheikha Latifa is a troubled young woman

Ellen Coyne, Senior Ireland Reporter
December 28 2018, The Times

Mary Robinson has said that the case of an Arab princess who claimed she was trying to escape abuse when she fled Dubai is now a “family matter”.

The former Irish president’s involvement in the case was questioned after she said that Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed al-Maktoum, 33, who failed in an attempt to escape the UAE earlier this year, was a “troubled young woman” who needed psychiatri