Basmah Bint Saud Wiki
Basmah Bint Saud Biography
Who is Basmah Bint Saud ?
Basmah Bint Saud A Saudi princess and her daughter have been released from a high-security prison after being detained for nearly three years without age, activists say.
Basmah Bint Saud, 57
a member of the royal family long considered a defender of women’s rights and a constitutional monarchy, has been detained since March 2019, and in April 2020.
Princess Basmah Bint Saud was detained in March 2019 as she prepared to fly to Switzerland for medical treatment.
It is not known why she was detained and neither she nor her daughter Suhoud were charged with any crime.
Appealed to Saudi King Salman
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to release her last April, saying she had done nothing wrong and her health was suffering.
It is not known what treatment she was seeking abroad when she was arrested in 2019.
In announcing her release on Twitter, ALQST for Human Rights said that she had been “denied the medical care she needed for a life-threatening condition” during her time in Al-Ha’ir Prison, in the outskirts of the capital.
When was the princess arrested?
Princess Basmah was supposed to travel abroad for medical treatment at the time of her arrest in late February 2019. At the time of her arrest, she was informed that she was accused of attempting to falsify a passport, a close relative said at the time.
The Saudi government has never publicly commented on the case.
In 2020, Basmah said on social media that she had been detained in Riyadh for more than a year and was ill.
She claimed that she was being held without charge at al-Ha’ir Prison, where many other political detainees have been held, and neither she nor her daughter received explanations for their arrests, despite repeated appeals to the royal court of the kingdom and your uncle.
Princess Basmah, the youngest daughter of the late King Saud, has criticized the kingdom’s treatment of women.