Saudi woman to seek asylum after fleeing family to Thailand

Published on 8 Jan 2019 12:32:14 PM

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family and barricaded herself inside a Bangkok airport hotel to prevent being expelled by Thai authorities has left the airport after talks with the United Nations refugee agency. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun was pictured late Monday being escorted to what was described as a 'safe shelter' in Bangkok.