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Police: Immigration Police and Alqunun

police: Police denied her entry and seized her passport, while her brother and father travelled to Thailand to take her back to Saudi Arabia, according to Toronto Star. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun walks in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada would accept Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, as a refugee, after she was stopped last Saturday at Bangkok airport by immigration police. Alqunun, the 18-year old Saudi woman who fled her family to seek asylum, is leaving Bangkok on Friday and will fly to Canada, Thailand's immigration police chief said. Alqunun barricaded herself in an airport hotel room and launched a Twitter campaign that drew global attention to her case. Sakchai Lalit / AP Trudeau brushed aside suggestions that the move might complicate already strained relations with Saudi Arabia, while the organization Human Rights Watch praised Canada for acting swiftly to provide sanctuary to a vulnerable woman. ( As reported in the news.