Trudeau says Canada accepts Saudi Arabian teen's asylum request
Posted on Saturday January 12, 2019
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirms his country has accepted a UNHCR request for asylum on behalf of Saudi Arabian teenager.
Foreign Minister Marise Payne says Australia remains concerned about Hakeem AlAraibi
Posted on Thursday January 10, 2019
During a press conference in Bangkok, Foreign Minister and Justice Minister Ms Payne said Australia remained "very concerned" about his potential return to Bahrain.
Saudi teen's father arrives in Thailand as Australia says it would consider asylum
Posted on Tuesday January 08, 2019
Australia will consider Rahaf Alqunun's application for asylum if she's found to be a genuine refugee. ABC journalist Sophie McNeil says the Saudi teenager was "terrified" while she was barricaded inside a Thai hotel room.