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Mohammed: Bank Account and Alqunun

mohammed: Alqunun must also adjust to a society far different from the one she fled, according to Toronto Star. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, the Saudi teen who locked herself in a Bangkok hotel room and used Twitter to plead for asylum, is welcomed in Toronto by Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland on Saturday. But after that high-profile welcome, Saudi teenager Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun now faces the challenges encountered by any refugee finding warm clothes, looking for a place to live, obtaining ID and a bank account. Rick Madonik / Toronto Star We believe very strongly that women's rights are human rights, said Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland after welcoming a smiling Alqunun, who made a brief appearance before media on Saturday, wearing a grey Canada hoodie, following her flight to Toronto. But rather than cursing the darkness, we really believe I believe in lighting a single candle, Freeland said. The oppression of women is not a problem that can be resolved in a day. ( As reported in the news.