The Saudi Teen Is Granted Asylum In Canada

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Published on January 11, 2019 - Duration: 00:41s

The Saudi Teen Is Granted Asylum In Canada

According to Business Insider, Rahaf al-Qunun, a Saudi teenager who ran away from her family and secured refugee status from the UN, has been granted asylum in Canada.

Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau confirmed her status Friday, telling reporters it was determined by the country's long-held commitment to "human rights and women's rights around the world.

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