Emirati princesses tried in Belgium on human trafficking charges

Eight Emirati princesses are on trial in the Belgian capital in a slavery case dating back to 2008.

Sheikha Hamda al-Nahyan and her seven daughters are being tried in absentia on allegations of trafficking and abusing servants over an eight-month period in Brussels.

An Indian butler is also on trial.

“For us it is a highly symbolic case. It is for this reason we wanted to institute civil action,” said Patricia Le Cocq, of the MYRIA migration association.

“Firstly, because of the celebrity o…
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