A friend of Amina Al-Jeffery
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Amina Al-Jeffery's friend: 'She said it was like prison'

A friend of Amina Al-Jeffery - a British-Saudi woman who has won a court case allowing her to return to the UK - says she described her time there as "like a prison".

The friend, who asked not to be identified, said Amina Al-Jeffery sent her messages asking for help.

Earlier on Wednesday, the High Court in London ruled that she must be allowed to return. Amina Al-Jeffery claimed her father had locked her up against her will. Her father Mohammed, said he did it to "save her life".

Watch Secunder Kermani's full report on BBC Newsnight at 22:30 BST on BBC Two, or catch up afterwards on iPlayer

  • 03 Aug 2016