Apple's decision to allow an app made by the government of Saudi Arabia for the purpose of monitoring how women travel and effectively prevent them from leaving the country illegally has been.. AppleInsider - Published
After Rahaf al-Qunun made headlines last week for escaping her strict Saudi family and seeking asylum through the internet, another Saudi woman has called out for help via Twitter, this time from.. Christian Science Monitor - Published
An 18-year-old Saudi woman's flight from what she said was an abusive family has rallied opposition to the kingdom's male guardianship system, still a major constraint on women despite the conservative..
Reuters reports The United Nations has asked Australia to consider refugee resettlement for an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled to Thailand saying she feared her family would kill her, the Australian..
Rahaf Mohammed has been taken in the care of the UNHCR after being allowed to leave Bangkok airport. The 18-year-old, who is fleeing her family, had barricaded herself in an airport hotel room to avoid..
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The young Saudi woman who arrived in Canada last week after pleading for asylum from a Bangkok airport hotel room is being monitored by security guards in Toronto because of threats she has received on.. Wall Street Journal - Published
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A Saudi woman accepted as a refugee in Canada says in an Australian television interview that she expects her experience will inspire other women to flee her homeland... Seattle Times - Published
Canadian FM Chrystia Freeland says the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees found that a Saudi woman fleeing alleged family abuse was in a dangerous situation and that Canada was glad to be.. USATODAY.com - Published
Here are the top stories for Saturday, Jan. 12th: Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro joins 2020 campaign; Saudi woman arrives in Canada to seek asylum; Paris gas leak explosion kills three;.. USATODAY.com - Published
TORONTO -- An 18-year-old Saudi runaway who said she was abused and feared death if deported back home arrived Saturday in Canada, which had offered her asylum in a case that attracted global attention.. Newsday - Published Also reported by •CBS News
TORONTO (AP) — An 18-year-old Saudi runaway who said she was abused and feared death if deported back home was expected to arrive Saturday in Canada, which has granted her asylum. Canadian Prime.. Seattle Times - Published
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada said the country accepted a request from the United Nations to grant asylum to Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, who escaped from her family in Kuwait and said her life.. NYTimes.com - Published
BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand say several countries including Canada and Australia are in talks with the U.N. refugee agency to accept a Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse from her.. Seattle Times - Published
BANGKOK (AP) — Australia’s foreign minister praised Thailand on Thursday for its handling of a young Saudi woman who fled her family to seek asylum in Australia, but also reminded it of continuing.. Seattle Times - Published
SYDNEY (AP) — Four Australian women have held a topless protest in Sydney to support a runaway Saudi woman as Australia considers her bid to settle in the country as a refugee. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun.. Seattle Times - Published
The young Saudi woman at the center of a high-profile quest for asylum after she renounced Islam and fled her family's alleged abuse has been declared a legitimate refugee by the United Nations, the.. FOXNews.com - Published
Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun fled her family during an overseas trip and tried to fly to Australia, but was stopped in Thailand. The UN refugee committee has declared her a refugee. "I'm happy," she says. NPR - Published
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police say a Saudi woman who fled her family to seek asylum abroad has refused to meet with her father in Thailand. Thailand’s immigration police chief says Rahaf Mohammed.. Seattle Times - Published