The pair, who have adopted the aliases Reem and Rawan, described a deeply unhappy upbringing in a middle-class Riyadh household.
Rahaf al-Qunun plans to pursue an education, get a job and “live a normal life” in Canada - things she said she could not do in her home of Saudi Arabia
Rahaf al-Qunun, 18, was already en route to Toronto late Friday when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada would take her in.
Saudi teen Rahaf al-Qunun is currently staying in a Bangkok hotel under the care of the United Nation’s refugee agency (UNHCR)
Australia said it would consider resettling her if the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) deemed her a refugee.
'The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has not asked for her extradition. The embassy considers this issue a family matter'