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TORONTO | The Latest: Canada says UN found Saudi woman faced danger

TORONTO — Jan 12, 2019—The Latest on Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse by her family (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees found that a Saudi woman fleeing alleged family abuse was in a dangerous situation and that Canada was glad to … Continue reading TORONTO | The Latest: Canada says UN found Saudi woman faced danger

TORONTO | ‘Brave new Canadian:’ Runaway Saudi woman reaches new home

TORONTO  —Jan 12, 2019—Tired but smiling, an 18-year-old Saudi runaway who said she feared death if deported back home arrived Saturday in Canada, which had offered her asylum in a case that attracted global attention after she mounted a social media campaign. “This is Rahaf Alqunun, a very brave new Canadian,” Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland … Continue reading TORONTO | ‘Brave new Canadian:’ Runaway Saudi woman reaches new home