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Asylum-seeking Saudi sisters summoned to police station; fear deportation to Saudi Arabia

Asylum-seeking Saudi sisters summoned to police station; fear deportation to Saudi Arabia

Press releases   •   Jun 25, 2019 08:19 BST

​Detained in Dubai CEO Radha Stirling issued the following statement on the ongoing case of Dua and Dalal Khalid, two Saudi sisters who fled alleged abuse by their family in Saudi Arabia, and who are currently in Turkey seeking asylum in a third country.

Radha Stirling: “World's commitment to women's rights tested in Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun case”

Radha Stirling: “World's commitment to women's rights tested in Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun case”

Press releases   •   Jan 07, 2019 08:52 GMT

Saudi Arabia is attempting to force 18 year old Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun to return to the country after being apprehended in Thailand en route to Äustralia where she had hoped to seek asylum.

Radha Stirling Statement on Saudi Arabia Cabinet Shuffle

Radha Stirling Statement on Saudi Arabia Cabinet Shuffle

Press releases   •   Dec 28, 2018 14:40 GMT

​Saudi Arabia announced a cabinet shuffle today that saw Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir ‘demoted’, though not altogether removed, and replaced by former Finance Minister Ibrahim Al Assaf. Many have commented that this change is little more than a damage-control PR maneuver by MBS to distance himself from the murder of Jamal Khashoggi; but that may be a superficial analysis of the move.

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Radha Stirling: "Rahaf's asylum bid shows Saudi's need to protect women from abuse".

Radha Stirling: "Rahaf's asylum bid shows Saudi's need to protect women from abuse".

Blog posts   •   Jan 09, 2019 13:42 GMT

Rahaf Alqunun fled Saudi, with the ultimate plan of seeking asylum in Australia. Her allegations of abuse highlight a lack of infrastructure in Saudi to protect women from abuse as well as a clear message that male guardianship laws need reform.