Saudi teen who fled family leaves Thailand for asylum in Canada

FILE PHOTO: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks about the closing of Centre Block in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, December 12, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

BANGKOK/TORONTO (Reuters) – An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family saying she feared for her life has been granted asylum in Canada, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday, as Thai officials confirmed the teen was en route to Toronto. Trudeau said United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) had asked Canada to […]

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