BANGKOK | The Latest: Canada grants asylum to Saudi woman
BANGKOK— Jan 11, 2019—The Latest on Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse by her family (all times local):
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will grant asylum to a Saudi woman fleeing alleged family abuse.
Trudeau said Friday Canada accepted the United Nations request.
Earlier Friday, Thailand’s immigration police chief said 18-year-old Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun had left on a flight headed for Canada.