Twitter / @PrincessBasmah
Today, Sunday, the Saudi Princess, Basma bint Saud bin Abdulaziz, published her first tweet after she was released with her daughter yesterday, Saturday, after spending about 3 years in prison.
Princess Basma said through her official account on Twitter: “In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful, and prayers and peace be upon our master Muhammad and his family and all his companions, and praise be to God, Lord of the Worlds. All my gratitude and thanks go to my father, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, and his Crown Prince, His Royal Highness Prince Muhammad bin Salman. May God protect them and take care of them. All my thanks and appreciation.”
In the name of of Allah the Merciful
And prayers and peace be upon our master Muhammad and all his family and companions, and praise be to God, Lord of the worlds
All my gratitude and thanks go to my father, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, and his Crown Prince, His Royal Highness Prince Muhammad bin Salman, may God protect them and take care of them.
All my thanks and appreciation.
— Princess Basma (@PrincessBasmah) January 9, 2022
Yesterday, Saturday, the London-based human rights organization ALQST reported on Twitter: “The release of Basma Al Saud and her daughter Suhoud Al Sharif, who have been detained since March 2019”.
The non-governmental organization added that “during the period of detention, no charges were brought against Basma,” noting that “during that time, she was deprived of the health care necessary for a critical health condition.”
Princess Basma, 57, a businesswoman who before her imprisonment took positions condemning violations in her country, appealed in April 2020 to the Saudi monarch, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, and the Crown Prince, Prince Muhammad bin Salman, to release her for health reasons.
Princess Basma, the youngest of the children of the late King Saud bin Abdulaziz, was arrested, before heading to Switzerland on a trip for treatment, according to a source close to her family, and the nature of the disease she suffers from was not revealed.
Bin Saud was being held, according to media reports, in Al-Hayer prison near Riyadh, which is known to hold many political detainees.
Source: RT + agencies
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