Ra­haf makes it to Canada

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A SAUDI teen who fled her fam­ily and got stranded at a Bangkok air­port has ar­rived in Canada af­ter be­ing granted asy­lum.

Ra­haf Mo­hammed al-Qu­nun, 18, was try­ing to reach Aus­tralia but was told to re­turn home.

She shut her­self in her ho­tel say­ing she re­nounced Is­lam, which is pun­ish­able by death in Saudi Ara­bia.

Canada’s For­eign Af­fairs Min­is­ter Chrys­tia Free­land said she was “very brave”.

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