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BANGKOK | The Latest: Canada grants asylum to Saudi woman

BANGKOK— Jan 11, 2019—The Latest on Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse by her family (all times local): 1:10 a.m. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will grant asylum to a Saudi woman fleeing alleged family abuse. Trudeau said Friday Canada accepted the United Nations request. Earlier Friday, Thailand’s immigration police chief said … Continue reading BANGKOK | The Latest: Canada grants asylum to Saudi woman

BANGKOK | Saudi woman seeking asylum can stay temporarily in Thailand

BANGKOK —January 07, 2019— An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family over alleged abuse and barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel room in a desperate bid for asylum will be allowed to stay in Thailand while her case is evaluated by the U.N. refugee agency, immigration authorities said Monday. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun grabbed … Continue reading BANGKOK | Saudi woman seeking asylum can stay temporarily in Thailand

BANGKOK | Saudi woman runaway held in Thailand while fleeing family

BANGKOK — Jan 06, 2019— A Saudi woman is using social media to draw attention to her plight to flee her family, claiming that authorities in Thailand have confiscated her passport and are holding her at an airport hotel room in Bangkok. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, began posting on Twitter late Saturday after Thai authorities … Continue reading BANGKOK | Saudi woman runaway held in Thailand while fleeing family