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Princess Haya could flee what many UAE women cannot

Jordanian Princess Haya Bint al-Hussein's flight from her home in Dubai with her two children to London has once again thrust the United Arab Emirates and their discriminatory laws against women into the limelight. Princess Haya's husband, Sheikh Mohammed al-Maktoum, is the ruler of Dubai. As a legal battle between the two royals reportedly gets underway in a London court, one cannot help but think of Maktoum's adult daughters from different marriages, Sheikha Latifa and Sheikha Shamsa, who were apparently forcibly returned after attempting to flee Dubai on separate occasions. The two women remain…

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