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An Interview with the Imprisoned Daughter of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah | Muftah

Sahar and her three sisters Jawaher, Maha, and Hala have been held under effective house arrest by their father, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, for nearly 13 years. For years, their mother, Alanoud Al Fayez, has been advocating for their release from her home in London. In an unedited interview conducted via email, I asked Sahar, the eldest of the four sisters, about the reasons for her confinement and her thoughts on women’s rights in the Kingdom. […]

 

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Saudi Princesses Jawaher (left) and Sahar are confined in their rooms at the palace.

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