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January 12, 2019

Stuck in Bangkok, Saudi teenage apostate deftly turns to Twitter

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An 18-year-old Saudi woman is using social media to alert the world to her situation: As she was attempting to flee what she said was an abusive family, Thai officials stopped her while she was en route to Australia. She's now holed up in the Bangkok airport, but the world is watching, thanks to her Twitter account. Produced by: Patrick Winn. Image credit: Thailand Immigration Police via Reuters.

Aired January 7, 2019

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