Canada “thrilled” to have granted asylum to the young Saudi fugitive in Thailand

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Canada is “thrilled” to have granted asylum to the young Saudi Rahaf Mohammed Al-Qunun, on the run in Thailand, said Friday the canadian Prime minister, Justin Trudeau, saying having responded to a request from the UN.

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“We granted him asylum. We are excited to do it, because Canada is a country that is a measure of how important it is to defend human rights and to women around the world. And I can confirm that we have accepted the request of the united nations “, said to the press, the Prime minister, shortly after the thai authorities have announced the departure of Ms. Al-Qunun for Canada.