- Nov 30, 2014
Two months since his death and MbS back striding on the World stage.
Don't want to sound pedantic or that, but my night classes in political science might give you some suggestions on what path you should look down.Jamal Khashoggi seems long-forgotten as people busy themselves around Christmas. The Interpol chief who disappeared around the same time seems to have been forgotten even faster:
We need an international body that is beyond politics to look after and not forget these disappearances.
Indeed.It is being reported that Rahaf al-Qunun has been granted refugee status by the UN:
Whither Saudi Arabia? - Page 41
Meanwhile the Saudi response:
"She opened a Twitter account and her followers grew to 45000 within one day. It would have been better if they confiscated her cell phone instead of her passport because Twitter changed everything.”
Taleb Al Abdulmohsen on Twitter:
Love how all that matters is protests for some posters. Isn't it more useful for her to actually get asylum, plus the negative publicity for the KSA and Islamic intolerance that this shows up, rather than for there to be a protest outside an embassy?Women and their damn phones eh? I am still waiting for the feminists to protest outside the Arabian embassy. Looks like I will be waiting.
Fantastic news. What a brave young woman. And well done Canada.Go Canada!
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters: "Canada has been unequivocal that we will always stand up for human rights and women's rights around the world. When the UN made a request of us that we grant Ms al-Qunun asylum, we accepted."
Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi teen granted asylum in Canada - BBC News