January 11 2019 7:33pm

Saudi teen fleeing family granted asylum in Canada

The 18-year-old Saudi woman who says her family is threatening to kill her has been granted asylum in Canada. Rahaf al-Qunun’s plight garnered worldwide attention after she barricaded herself in a Bangkok, Thailand hotel. Mike Le Couteur reports on the decision, and what it could mean for Ottawa’s already rocky relationship with Riyadh.

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