An image of Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun released by Human Rights Watch. Qunun says she is fleeing abuse by her family and wants asylum in Australia. Photo: AP

Saudi teenager seeking asylum in Thailand may get fast-tracked refugee status, activists say

  • Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun is being evaluated by the UN refugee agency to assess her need for international protection, a process that usually takes months
  • Human Rights Watch says a return to her home country would put her in danger as she has renounced Islam
Topic |   Asylum seekers in Asia

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An image of Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun released by Human Rights Watch. Qunun says she is fleeing abuse by her family and wants asylum in Australia. Photo: AP
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