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UN calls on Australia to provide asylum for refugee Saudi teen

The refugee organisation of the UN, Australia has officially requested asylum to be granted to the eighteen-year-old Rahaf Mohammed Al Qunun from Saudi Arabia.

The young woman fled for her family, that her “physical, psychological and verbal” would be abuse. She even fears to be killed if they return home will be sent, because they are the islam has rejected.

Refugee organisation UNHCR, Australia has invited her to take. The Australian authorities were Wednesday knowing that a request to that effect is entered.

The case of the woman getting international attention. She ran aground last weekend in Bangkok. The Thai authorities wanted to get her back, which she had trapped in her hotel room, and a cry for help sent via social media.

Her father and brother have been to Thailand traveled to get her back. All Qunun refuses to meet them.

Apostasy in Saudi Arabia is punishable. Who is persecuted, and could face the death penalty.

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