What happened when Princess Latifa was captured? Find out in The Mystery of the Missing Princess

The world thought Princess Latifa lived a life of privilege… how wrong they were. This dramatic BBC documentary reveals the mystery behind the missing princess.

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It reads like a work of fiction. In 2018, Princess Latifa, daughter of Dubai’s ruler, fled to India hoping to eventually reach America and start a new life. But she was soon captured, taken home and silenced.

Then a video emerged – she’d wanted it to be released if her escape failed. This remarkable film pieces together Latifa’s life, where apparent privilege hid a litany of repression and abuse.

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