The story of Rahaf Mohammed, the Saudi teenager granted asylum by Canada on January 11 after barricading herself in a Bangkok hotel room, sparked headlines around the world.
- The Conversation
The decision to grant asylum to Mohammed, the daughter of a Saudi town governor, was the latest episode in an ongoing spat between Canada and Saudi Arabia.
Commenting on the decision, the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, said:
Canada is a country that understands how important it is to stand up for human rights, to stand up for women’s rights around the world.
The interaction of…