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TORONTO | Woman who fled Saudi Arabia reaches her new home in Canada

TORONTO —Jan 12, 2019—Tired but smiling, an 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she feared death if deported back home arrived Saturday in Canada, which 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 said … Continue reading TORONTO | Woman who fled Saudi Arabia reaches her new home in Canada

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

BANGKOK | Thai police: Canada, Australia willing to accept Saudi woman

BANGKOK— Jan 11, 2019—Several countries including Canada and Australia are in talks with the U.N. refugee agency to accept a Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse from her family, Thai police said Friday. Thailand’s immigration police chief, Surachate Hakparn, told reporters the U.N. was accelerating the case, though he gave no indication of when … Continue reading BANGKOK | Thai police: Canada, Australia willing to accept Saudi woman