Canada has granted asylum to Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, the 18-year-old Saudi woman who barricaded herself in a Bangkok hotel room after escaping what she called abuse and oppression by family members.
Saudi teen Rahaf Alqunun granted asylum in Canada, Justin Trudeau confirms
Australia is once again shown to have no capacity to deal with human rights issues. Our immigration policies are pathetic as are our leaders. https://t.co/bvpMp0LSg6
Saudi teen Rahaf Alqunun granted asylum in Canada, Justin Trudeau confirms.
Who can blame her ?
A bird in the hand versus
Possible indefinite detention in some offshore gulag
Rahaf wanted to go to Australia where she has friends and a network but Australia wasn't moving quickly on her asylum request and she needed to get out of Thailand before Saudi pressure intensified. Canada was willing to expedite her case. https://t.co/eIaASXcRgm
A spokesperson for Prime Minister @ScottMorrisonMP declined to comment on Ms Alqunun's Canadian resettlement to the ABC. Why? The decent thing to do would be to congratulate her and with her well
Weird the #Canadian #media patting itself on the back for Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, while at the same vilifying a guy in #Regina for asking @JustinTrudeau why we're importing more of the philosophy she's running from ...
Saudi woman @rahaf84427714 who fled her family saying she feared for her life has been granted asylum in Canada, PM Justin Trudeau said, as Thai officials confirmed the teen was en route to Toronto https://t.co/mbipwJMexO
Opted for Canada so probably works out for the best.
In the article, the last 2 paragraphs is a major issue with this acceptance of "refugees", esp those who claim abuse from their own family. (Pic in comments) https://t.co/my8ZeJfIwn
#Saudi #Woman Who Fled Family Granted Asylum in #Canada. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, had rallied support from a Bangkok hotel room to avoid being deported, saying she feared that her relatives might kill her. https://t.co/eHOW1Aqccp