Last week, she caught the eye of the world after fleeing her family and refusing to return to Saudi Arabia. Barricaded for many hours in his hotel room at Bangkok's airport in Thailand, Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun claimed to fear for his life and demanded political asylum. On a Twitter account created for the occasion, she wrote: "I'm afraid, my family will kill me" before declaring to AFP: "I am 100% sure that they will kill me as soon as I leave. 'a Saudi prison'. She accuses her family of having locked her up for six months for cutting her hair. After a few procrastination, it was finally Canada, whose country was at loggerheads with Ryad about human rights, which granted him political asylum on Friday, January 11th.



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