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15 January, 2019 3:30 AM "Felt I Was Reborn," Says Saudi Teen Refugee After Coming To Canada

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun's case has drawn global attention to Saudi Arabia's strict social rules, including a requirement that women have the permission of a male "guardian" in order to travel Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun plans to pursue an education, get a job and "live a normal life" in Canada - things she said she could not do in her home of Saudi Arabia 320

13 January, 2019 3:43 AM Fleeing Saudi teen welcomed as 'brave new Canadian' in Toronto

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun grabbed international attention this week after she barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel room to resist being sent home to her family. TORONTO: An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family this week saying she feared for her life arrived in Toronto`s international airport on Saturday after being granted asylum in Canada 511

11 January, 2019 3:43 PM Saudi Teen To Leave For Canada Tonight: Thai Immigration Chief

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, will be boarding a Korean Air flight from Bangkok to Seoul on Friday night, before boarding a connecting flight to Canada. A Saudi teenager who fled to Thailand saying she feared her family would kill her has been granted asylum in Canada, the Thai immigration chief told Reuters on Friday. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, will be boarding 125

6 January, 2019 3:45 PM "Will Be Killed If Sent Back": Saudi Woman Stopped From Entering Thailand

Rahaf Mohammed M Alqunun, a resident of Saudi Arabia, said she was trying to flee her family, who subjected her to physical and psychological abuse. A Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport said she would be killed if she was repatriated by Thai immigration officials, who confirmed the 18-year-old was denied entry to the country Sunday. The incident comes 325

1 December, 2018 9:12 AM More Than 20,000 Indians Have Sought Political Asylum In US Since 2014

More than 20,000 Indian nationals, mostly men, have sought asylum in the US since 2014, according to latest figures. Till July, a maximum number of 7,214 Indian nationals had applied for asylum in the US. Of these only 296 were women, according to the information provided by the US Department of Homeland Security to the North American Punjabi Association 108

9 November, 2018 12:40 PM Lawyer Seeks Asylum For Asia Bibi, Family In Netherlands

Saif-ul-Malook said he had already spoken with Dutch politicians and ministers, although he was yet to make an official asylum request. Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi's lawyer on Friday said he was seeking asylum for his client and her family in The Netherlands amid violent protests in Pakistan by radical Islamists against her acquittal in a blasphemy 232

2 November, 2018 11:46 PM Trump Backtracks, Says Troops Will Not Fire On Migrant Caravan

Trump made the remarks to reporters one day after he suggested the military could fire on members of a migrant caravan if they throw rocks at troops. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that illegal immigrants who throw rocks at the military would be arrested, but not fired upon by troops. He made the remarks to reporters one day after he suggested 187

30 October, 2018 2:37 AM Ecuador Denies Julian Assange's Lawsuit For Better Asylum Conditions

Quito confirmed blocking Assange's internet, phone access in March after accusing him of breaking "a written commitment" not to interfere in the country's foreign policies Ecuador on Monday threw out the lawsuit WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed charging that Quito violated his "fundamental rights" and limited his access to the outside world while 131

19 September, 2018 6:08 AM Germany plans tax incentives to encourage housing construction

The German government plans to back new tax incentives on Wednesday to encourage private developers to build new rental flats in a drive to tackle a drastic shortage of affordable housing aggravated by a record influx of refugees and migrants. More than one million asylum seekers have arrived in Germany since 2015, when Chancellor Angela Merkel opened 267

6 July, 2018 2:22 PM UN View On The European Migrant Crisis? There Isn't One

Disputes over immigration have divided the European Union, with splits between and within governments. The European Union is not in the throes of a migration crisis, despite a "toxic narrative" and political spin, UN migration experts said on Friday. Disputes over immigration have divided the European Union, with splits between and within governments 82