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Fleeing Saudi teenager granted asylum in Canada

France 24 Saturday, 12 January 2019
Fleeing Saudi teenager granted asylum in CanadaThe young Saudi woman who fled her family seeking asylum abroad is scheduled to land in Canada on Saturday after successfully harnessing the power of Twitter to stave off deportation from Thailand.
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According to Reuters, A Saudi woman who fled to Thailand saying she feared her family would kill her has been granted asylum in Canada and is traveling there on Friday. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, will board a Korean Air flight from Bangkok to Seoul on Friday night, immigration chief Surachate...

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