Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi teen refugee arrives in Canada

03982ea6f68ca0c412aa13a3249f182aSource: BBC News

A Saudi teenager who fled her family alleging abuse and got stranded at a Bangkok airport has arrived in Canada after being granted asylum there.

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, had been trying to reach Australia via Bangkok but was initially told to return to Kuwait, where her family were waiting.

She refused to fly back and barricaded herself into her airport hotel room, attracting international attention.

She also said she had renounced Islam, punishable by death in Saudi Arabia.

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