An 18-year-old saudiarabisk woman says she was deprived of his passport and detained at the airport in Bangkok in Thailand. She claims she is killed if she is sent home.
The saudi embassy in Bangkok said in a statement that they do not have the passport to Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, and says the woman was detained at the airport for not having a return ticket, writes the BBC.
18-year-old rejects this on Twitter and call them liars.
Woman says to AFP that she was stopped by the saudi and kuwaiti officials when she arrived at the Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok on Saturday. She claims the officials took the passport and travel documents her by force. She says that her male guardian has reviewed her to travel "without his permission".- Will be slain
Rahaf was in Kuwait with the family when she sat on a flight to Bangkok on Friday. She attempted to travel on to Australia, where she claims she has applied for asylum, and used Thailand as transit countries.
Monday morning at 11 am local time would she take a plane back to Kuwait, but the woman is still in Bangkok. In the 11-time local time writing her friends on Twitter that she has been dragged to the plane by brute force. An hour later, it is reported that the woman has barrikadert inside of a hotel room at the airport. According to Human Rights Watch refuses the woman to get out before she gets talked with the Un high commissioner for refugees.
the Woman says she has chosen to escape from her family, which she says has abused her both physically and mentally.FEAR FOR LIFE: Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun think she will be put to death if she returns to Saudi Arabia. Photo: Reuters / NTB Scanpix Show more
And I'm 100 percent sure that they are going to kill me once I let out of prison, " says Rahaf to the AFP.
On Twitter she has a lot of times asked that people at the airport in Bangkok to protest against to send her back to Kuwait.
- It's possible I will die, so I ask about freedom, folks, she writes.Has left the airport hotel
In the 16-time Norwegian time, the 18-year-old left the airport hotel in Bangkok along with representatives of the united nations, according to thai authorities.
Authorities lit on Monday that 18-year-old would be temporarily released into the country to meet the united nations. The un high commissioner for refugees (UNHCR) have been in contact with Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun to find out if she has claimed protection as a refugee.
It is expected that UNHCR will use between five and seven days to investigate the al-Qununs case.
Immigrasjonspolitiet in Thailand has published pictures of 18-year-old after she left the hotel, and according to a message Rahafs Twitter account, she has now been given back her passport.
It is not known where in Bangkok she will have to stay.LEFT of the AIRPORT: Rahaf greeted Surachet Hakparn, the chief of Thailand's immigration, before she left the airport in Bangkok. Photo: AP View more Sent home on Monday
Surachet Hakparn, the commander of the Thailand immigration, said to AFP that Rahaf will be sent back by Monday morning.
Surachet Hakparn believed the case is a "spite of mutual resemblance due" and that she "didn't have documents, such as return ticket, or money".
At a press conference Monday, it was clear that this decision was changed.
Thailand is the land of smiles. We will not send you any in death, " says Hakparn.
the Father of 18-year-old is on his way to Thailand and expected to arrive the country on Monday evening, says Surachate. Thai authorities will then see if she changes his mind and stays with his father back to the middle East.
In a tweet, type Rahaf that her father has arrived in Bangkok and that it makes her afraid. She writes further, that she still feels safe in Un hands, and repeats that she will apply for asylum.
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