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Saudi Woman Had Courage, Perseverance and Global Support

The news that the Saudi teenager Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun reached safety in Canadais a wonderful start to 2019 – it shows what can happen when one determined young woman with a Twitter account meets a global network of human rights activists. Expand Saudi teenager Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun arrives at Pearson International airport in Toronto, Ontario, on January 12, 2019.  © 2019 Lars Hagberg/AFP/Getty Images Last Saturday I saw a tweet from prominent Egyptian women’s rights activist Mona Eltahawysounding the alarm: 18-year-old Rahaf had been stopped at Bangkok’s international airport and…

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