One Saudi woman’s desperate plea for asylum

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Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, a young Saudi woman, was stopped in Thailand as she tried to escape her “abusive” family while on holiday in Kuwait. She has since been sending out desperate pleas for help on social media and is now reported to be receiving assistance from the UN refugee agency. We speak to Mona Eltahawy, a commentator on Arab and Muslim issues and global feminism. She has been campaigning on behalf of Rahaf and has been in close contact with her.

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