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Thai police: Canada, Australia willing to accept Saudi woman

WorldNews Friday, 11 January 2019 ()
Thai police: Canada, Australia willing to accept Saudi womanBANGKOK — 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 family, Thai police said Friday. Thailand's immigration police chief, Surachate Hakparn, told reporters the U.N. was accelerating the case, though he gave no indication of when the process would be complete. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun was stopped...
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Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun barricaded herself in a Thai airport hotel room after officials confiscated her passport.

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