1. Saudi teen welcomed as 'brave new Canadian' in Toronto  Malaysiakini
  2. Young Saudi asylum-seeker arrives in Canada to official welcome  Free Malaysia Today
  3. Saudi teen who fled family arrives in Canada, gets official welcome  New Straits Times
  4. Saudi asylum seeker off to Canada - Asean Plus  The Star Online
  5. Rahaf al-Qunun lands in Toronto after long journey to safety  The Guardian
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Rahaf who fled family is greeted by Canada's foreign minister on arrival.

Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada is standing up for human rights around the world by granting Qunum asylum.

BANGKOK: The 18-year-old Saudi asylum seeker who fled her family and harnessed the power of Twitter to stave off deportation from Thailand was en route to Canada, in a surprise twist after officials gave heavy hints she was bound for Australia.

Saudi teen was granted asylum by Canada after flying to Thailand to escape her family