Canada grants asylum to Thailand refugee Saudi woman

The Saudi teenager, who himself is in Thailand had taken, out of fear for her family, goes to Canada. Prime minister Justin Trudeau has Friday confirmed that its been granted asylum.

According to the Thai authorities are going to Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun (18), that by the UN is recognized as a refugee, first to the South Korean capital Seoul, where they upgrade on a flight to Toronto.

“It was her desire for Canada to go”, said the chief of the Thai immigration service. “She continues to also deny her father and brother to meet. Flying Friday night back home. They will be disappointed.”

Rahaf was in Kuwait on a plane to Australia stepped. She said that islam had renounced, where in Saudi Arabia the death penalty, and that she was mistreated by her family.

When a transition in Thailand she was stopped. The authorities want her to return, but she closed herself up in a hotel room and raised the alarm via Twitter. That worked. She received worldwide attention and prevented thereby that they would be returned.


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