• Saudi teen refugee who fled alleged abuse and started viral Twitter campaign arrives in Canada

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, a Saudi teen who started a viral social media campaign to find asylum, has arrived in Canada after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the country would accept her.
    Previously, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees gave her official refugee status.
    Before traveling to Canada, Alqunun was in Thailand, where she flew and locked herself in a hotel room until she secured temporary protection from the country.
    TORONTO - An 18-year-old Saudi runaway who said she was abused and feared death if deported back home arrived in Canada Saturday arm-in-arm with the country's...
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