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After fleeing the family : Saudi Arabia to be deported from Thailand

international aid has been able to prevent a young woman from Saudi Arabia to the threat of deportation to their home. The 18-year-old Rahaf Mohammed al-Kunun managed from the Bangkok airport, with a series of Twitter messages within a short period of time a campaign on the legs. Also, the Federal government stood up for them. Finally, Thailand's authorities refused to put her on the next plane home to her family. Now you should quickly get asylum in a third country.
The UN refugee Agency UNHCR had intervened in the case. Employees were allowed to visit the young woman in an airport hotel, where they had barricaded themselves in a room. The chief of the immigration police, Surachet Hakparn, said in the evening in front of journalists: "she is now in the care of UNHCR." The UN organization told him that the young woman will receive, within five days of the asylum in a third country.

had Previously been exposed to the Thai authorities, with a threat of deportation on Monday. "If you don't want to leave, we will not force you," said the head of the Thai immigration authority, Surachate Hakparn, on Monday at a press conference at the airport in Bangkok. He also announced a Meeting of the staff of the UN refugee relief work with the young woman, the fear in their homeland for their lives.

Originally, al-Kunun in Thailand was an appeal against their expulsion to their home country failed. The human rights lawyer Nadthasiri Bergman announced on Monday after the filing of an appropriate injunction, and announced at the same time, the rejection challenge. "You have rejected the request," said Bergman. "You do not say, we have enough evidence." The Thai authorities want to waive a deportation.

The 18-year-old al-Kunun is escaped according to their own statements in front of their family and fear for a return to Saudi Arabia to your life.

The young woman was detained at the airport of Bangkok to travel to Australia, where they wanted to make according to their own information out of concern for your personal fate of an asylum application. According to the Thai immigration office from Monday, you will now need to take the return flight.

The 18-year-old Rahaf Mohammed al-Kunun was landed according to the human rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Saturday at the airport of the Thai capital. She came up with a machine of the Kuwait Airways from Kuwait and wanted to continue to Australia. For the entry, she had her own claims to already have a visa by the Australian authorities. Then your passport by an employee of the Saudi Embassy had, however, been in Bangkok seized.

The young woman wants to own information the way from Saudi Arabia, because they will be beaten by male members of their own family. Supposedly she was locked up for half a year in her room because she had cut the hair. In addition, you should be threatened with death. During a stay with the family in Kuwait, she had managed to escape. About her fate, she reported in a number of entries in the short message service Twitter.

HRW called on the authorities to let the 18-Year-old to Australia to travel or to grant it in Thailand refugee status. A spokesman for the immigration Department said the dpa, however, Al-Kunun have no return Ticket and no money. Therefore, they should to Kuwait. "The Saudi Embassy has told us that she ran away from home." The Saudi Embassy was open, whether it has recovered the passport.

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On Monday morning (local time) was the woman in an airport hotel. She also asked the German Embassy in Bangkok for help. The German Ambassador Georg Schmidt, said on Twitter: "We share the great concern for Rahaf Mohammed." You stand by it in connection with the Thai authorities. (AFP)

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