Saudi teen who fled her family speaks of her ordeal

Reuters Toronto, ON, Canada Jan 15, 2019, 10:51 AM(IST)

Saudi teen Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun said she felt "born again" on Monday when she arrived in Canada after being granted asylum. Qunun, 18, grabbed international attention last week after she barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel room to resist being sent home to her family, which denies abusing her. Qunun refused to meet her father and brother, who arrived in Bangkok to try to take her back to Saudi Arabia.

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