Saudi Arabia: Princess Basmah and her daughter released from detention

Princess Basmah and her daughter Suhoud al-Sharif were released from detention in Saudi Arabia on 6 January 2022. After 1,042 days of arbitrary detention, both women finally walked free.

Grant Liberty, which represents Princess Bashmah’s personal and legal interests, has issued a statement today about their release, which can be found here.

Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC and Tatyana Eatwell act in the case. Further background is available here, in a statement issued by Grant Liberty and Doughty Street Chambers in July 2021.