A total of 23 women - many of them originally citizens of African countries - were smuggled into Belgium without proper working or residency documents while the princesses rented out a floor of the luxury Conrad Hotel between 2007 - 2008, the court found.The workers were forced to put in long hours, did not have proper sleeping quarters or food, were not allowed to leave the hotel and were paid substandard wages, investigators said.However, since their employers had left the country before the complaints were filed and in lieu of a mutual legal assistance agreement between Austria and the UAE, the European Court of Human Rights concluded that a trial would “not have any reasonable prospect of success”.
Before meeting my husband he was feeling the Arabian pressure of ‘marriage’.
Family members were actively seeking out prospective wives to include cousins. They have very close family ties and rarely marry outside of their tribe. And someone he could see himself investing a lifetime in. Certainly I’m not someone his mother would have chosen for him, but she’s never made me feel that way. Perhaps they were just relieved he was finally getting married?
He’s never treated me as anything less than his equal other than when it involves finances.
In his culture men have an obligation to truly take care of their wives.
Eight Emirati royals have been convicted in Belgium on long-standing human trafficking and abuse charges related to the treatment of their servants.