Canada welcomed Rahaf to Toronto over the weekend following a harrowing journey to escape Saudi Arabia. OFWI’s Majed El Shafie with a tweet-thread this morning about what’s next for Rahaf and considerations for her future.
Majed El Shafie had an op-ed published in Postmedia Sun papers this week. Read a preview below:
A coalition of Canadian human rights groups led by One Free World International (OFWI) are calling for Chinese Ambassador Lu Shaye to begin a truth and accountability dialogue with Canadians to address human rights concerns. The coalition chose Human Rights Day to reflect on the ongoing systematic persecution of religious minorities and political dissidents in defiance of international law. The coalition also requests a meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau to explore opportunities for Canada to be more impactful in advancing the cause of human rights in China.