Malika Oufkir was the eldest daughter of General Oufkir, the King
of Morocco's closest aide. Malika spent most of her childhood and
adolescence in the court harem, surrounded by luxury and privilege.
In 1972, her father was executed after an attempt to assassinate
the king. Malika, her five brothers and sisters, and her mother
were immediately imprisoned in a desert penal colony. After twenty
years, the Oufkir children managed to dig a tunnel with their bare
hands and make na audacious escape. Malika was finally able to
leave Morocco and begin a new life in exile in 1996.
Stolen Lives is an unforgettable story of one woman's journey to