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by A3801000
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

If a wall is 'of the highest importance', why has individual #1 not done anything in hist first 2 years as a caricature of a president. 60 votes in the Senate. We’ve been over this multiple times. He never tried. He never once mentioned 'national emergency' just in the last 2 weeks. When Mueller is...

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by A3801000
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty
Replies: 156
Views: 13004

Re: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty

Rahaf went to the Australian Embassy in Bangkok on Wednesday. The Australians were processing her case. But the UN was concerned at how long it was taking. Security wise it was not ideal for her stay too long in Bangkok. Canada stepped up yesterday & completed her visa process in just one day. A...

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by A3801000
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

Kinda off topic but I'll stick this comment here rather than starting a new thread. I was reading an article in The Daily Beast and came across a statement by Kris Kobach a prominent Trumpista. He said: “ I joined the (go fund me wall) organization because its mission is of the highest importance t...

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by A3801000
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking:F.B.I. Opened Inquiry Into Whether Trump Was Secretly Working on Behalf of Russia
Replies: 146
Views: 11349

Re: Breaking:F.B.I. Opened Inquiry Into Whether Trump Was Secretly Working on Behalf of Russia

Frank Figliuzzi: "The FBI is privy to all kinds of intel ... if you’re going to open a case on the POTUS, you're going to have more than just unstable behavior … you're going to have something that gives you at least a reasonable suspicion if not specific and articulable facts." Asset #1 w...

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by A3801000
Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The first Airbus A320 to break the 30-year in service mark
Replies: 203
Views: 76594

Re: A first Airbus A320 broke through the 30-year into service mark

Amazing for these workhorses. How many flight cycles does it have? And how many hours? Doesn't have Air France a few very early A320's flying? Lufthansa have some early birds probably not far behind the ones mentioned in the original post. 28 years or so springs to mind. D-AIPA A320-211 69 16.10.19...

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by A3801000
Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Government shutdown will close TSA checkpoints at many airports
Replies: 35
Views: 4743

Re: US Government shutdown will close TSA checkpoints at many airports

Jan 4th: Tyler Q. Houlton @SpoxDHS More #FakeNews from @CNN. Security operations at airports have not been impacted by a non-existent sick out. CNN has the cell numbers of multiple @TSA public affairs professionals, but rather than validate statistics, they grossly misrepresented them. 1) Today is ...

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by A3801000
Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Government shutdown will close TSA checkpoints at many airports
Replies: 35
Views: 4743

Re: US Government shutdown will close TSA checkpoints at many airports

Jan 4th:

Tyler Q. Houlton
@SpoxDHS

More #FakeNews from @CNN. Security operations at airports have not been impacted by a non-existent sick out. CNN has the cell numbers of multiple @TSA public affairs professionals, but rather than validate statistics, they grossly misrepresented them.

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by A3801000
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty
Replies: 156
Views: 13004

Re: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty

AP: Canada is "pleased" to offer asylum to Saudi teen, says PM Trudeau

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by A3801000
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

For the third time, Tugg: Trump and DHS are very specific about where the wall will be built if he gets his $5.6 billion. There would be five miles in the San Diego Sector, 14 miles in the El Centro Sector, 27 miles in the Yuma Sector, 9 miles in the El Paso Sector, 55 miles in the Laredo Sector in...

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by A3801000
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty
Replies: 156
Views: 13004

Re: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty

Deutsche Welle right now:

Saudi teen who fled family will leave Thailand for Canada on Friday night , @Reuters quotes Thai immigration chief.

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by A3801000
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

Trump’s 300+ mile plan IS on the table. Many of those movies les aren’t even new. And yet the Democrats won’t agree to it. So, no, I’m not sure that they would agree to strategic walls along the border, even if two years ago they had. The Democrats are playing politics. This is all about optics for...

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by A3801000
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

Trump’s 300+ mile plan to build in strategic locations IS on the table. Many of those miles aren’t even new. And yet the Democrats won’t agree to it. So, no, I’m not sure that they would agree to strategic walls along the border, even if two years ago they had. The Democrats are playing politics. T...

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by A3801000
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senate will not waste its time on Democratic Bill
Replies: 63
Views: 3748

Re: Senate will not waste its time on Democratic Bill

Since Trump’s plan only covers 300+ miles of border sections that have been identified as having the highest strategic need for a barrier, and since Democrats are on record supporting barriers in strategic locations, the Democrats should end this standoff. Where is this plan? Could you please provi...

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by A3801000
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

VTKillarney wrote:
Respectfully, all of those questions have been addressed by me already.


A3801000 wrote:

So? What will change? Tell us what this wall will do.

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by A3801000
Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

VTKillarney wrote:
You didn't provide any context with that image. Are any flights being cancelled? If not, then it seems like a smart move.


I still wait for you, but I guess you know you've got nothing factual to tell.


A3801000 wrote:

So? What will change? Tell us what this wall will do.

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by A3801000
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

MIA is closing Terminal G because of staff shortage due to shutdown.

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by A3801000
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty
Replies: 156
Views: 13004

Re: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty

QF24 and TG475 would be her options. (It is a aviation forum after all ;) )

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by A3801000
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty
Replies: 156
Views: 13004

Re: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty

If anyone can translate this, please?

عصفورتنا في طريقها لبلد الحرية

I get 'Our bird is on its way to the country of freedom'

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by A3801000
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty
Replies: 156
Views: 13004

Re: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty

Thailand’s immigration department chief, Surachate Hakparn, said it should become clear by Friday evening where Qunun would be granted asylum.

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by A3801000
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

A wall would not change anything. Nothing. Zero. Zilch. If you say it enough times does it miraculously become true? A wall will change things. You may not believe that it will change enough, but to say that it will not change a thing is disingenuous. Heck, I’m old enough to remember when Democrats...

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by A3801000
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

What are you even discussing here? Illegal immigration is at a 45 year low. Illegal immigrants arrive at airports and overstay visa, they don't come by foot. The people arriving by foot, enter the USA and claim asylum, perfectly legal and regulated. Drugs are entering the USA by land and sea. trucks...

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by A3801000
Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

FBI is not happy:

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by A3801000
Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

Thursday, 2 pm everyone is gone for the weekend. Day 20 of the shutdown.

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by A3801000
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

Depends who's shift it is.

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by A3801000
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing
Replies: 2094
Views: 96859

Re: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing

Honda has told its workforce it will shut down production for six days in April due to Brexit logistics and border disruption

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by A3801000
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

He is now losing his last marbles or he knows his cult does not care at all about his lies: '"When I said Mexico would pay for the wall in front of thousands and thousands of people .... obviously I never meant Mexico would write a check."' It is actually still on his own webpage: https://...

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by A3801000
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

False. Needed 60 votes, still need 60 votes. Please, tell us about his efforts over the last 2 years or have people from middle and south america just recently discovered the USA so it became close to a National emergency overnight? This is dumb as dogs**t. You said he could do it without any Democ...

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by A3801000
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

This guy is such a imbecile: 'Trump argues that we need a border wall to stop migrants just driving right across in their "unbelievable vehicles... stronger, bigger, and faster vehicles than our police have, than ICE has"' https://twitter.com/thedailybeast/status/1083061110264217600 Or did...

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by A3801000
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

Republicans could have had a wall with zero Democratic votes in the last two years. Trump doesn't want a wall. He wants Democrats to not give him it. Why not in the last two years? Was it more important to him to cut his and his buddies taxes? This whole 'wall' is just a farce. False. Needed 60 vot...

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by A3801000
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

Republicans could have had a wall with zero Democratic votes in the last two years.
Trump doesn't want a wall. He wants Democrats to not give him it.
Why not in the last two years? Was it more important to him to cut his and his buddies taxes?

This whole 'wall' is just a farce.

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by A3801000
Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

I think one mistake the President made was not using Schumer's and Pelosi's words against them. Also: https://mediadc.brightspotcdn.com/dims4/default/0fd470a/2147483647/strip/true/crop/1060x557+0+22/resize/1200x630!/quality/90/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmediadc.brightspotcdn.com%2F2d%2F6c%2Fdc6489114053b11...

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by A3801000
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing
Replies: 2094
Views: 96859

Re: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-46805269
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MPs vote to force the government to announce new Brexit plans within three days if PM's deal fails in the Commons

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-46805269

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by A3801000
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing
Replies: 2094
Views: 96859

Re: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesig ... sh-library

;)
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Coincidence?

'Edvard Munch's The Scream comes to the British Library in April'

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesig ... sh-library

;)

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by A3801000
Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread
Replies: 484
Views: 46721

Re: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread

Apparent Mueller grand jury fight involved an unidentified corporation. DC Circuit upholds subpoena. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Duuz13yW4AA6Sis.jpg Ruling: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ejPu14DgVkce-8vO_nWlwTIYRDcvh0PW/view Interesting: Owned by Country A. Getting closer: 'US Supreme Court reje...

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by A3801000
Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty
Replies: 156
Views: 13004

Re: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty

An Ambassador in Bangkok being one of the people picking this up probably helped to speed up things too. I would suspect he also picked up a phone..... https://twitter.com/GermanAmbTHA/status/1082118497893736448 best regards Thomas What I can say about him is that he was very helpful, very active a...

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by A3801000
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

Sniff lie lie sniff lie lie sniff lie lie

What a speech

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by A3801000
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing
Replies: 2094
Views: 96859

Re: Brexit part 4: Until the last Tory Standing

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brit ... SKCN1P22G6

Ownership structure seems to be the problem
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'Brussels has warned British Airways owner IAG (ICAG.L) that its favored strategy to allow it to continue flying freely in and around Europe in the event of a no-deal Brexit will not work'

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brit ... SKCN1P22G6

Ownership structure seems to be the problem

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by A3801000
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 49423

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics ... n-address/
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Before you watch the soap opera tonight, maybe make yourself familiar with the facts:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics ... n-address/

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by A3801000
Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty
Replies: 156
Views: 13004

Re: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-thai ... SKCN1P21CU
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For Dieuwer and everyone else, nice summary of how events unfolded:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-thai ... SKCN1P21CU

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by A3801000
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty
Replies: 156
Views: 13004

Re: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty

Good for the girl to receive aid, but something is "weird" about this story. Couple of questions: 1) As a minor, how do you get on a plane to Australia? Just like that? 2) The Daily Mail is not a virtue of reporting the truth. The story as written seems very sensationalist. Tons of people...

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by A3801000
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty
Replies: 156
Views: 13004

Re: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty

BREAKING: Australia will offer Saudi teen asylum if she's found to be a genuine refugee by the UNHCR Oz to announce tonight. Normal security checks will apply

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by A3801000
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty
Replies: 156
Views: 13004

Re: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty

I am quite sure the SA government is keeping this story from its citizens in the country, they for sure don't want women to get any ideas of escaping the country and get away with it. You are not wrong ;) Saudi Arabia charge d’affaires in Bangkok Mr. Alshuaibi said “they should have took her phone ...

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by A3801000
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty
Replies: 156
Views: 13004

Re: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty

Human rights groups ask government to clarify status of Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun’s tourist visa after teenager’s supporters raise alarm https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/jan/08/rahaf-al-qunun-australia-asked-to-clarify-reports-it-has-cancelled-saudi-womans-visa https://coconuts.co/bang...

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by A3801000
Tue Jan 08, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty
Replies: 156
Views: 13004

Re: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-n ... omans-visa
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Human rights groups ask government to clarify status of Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun’s tourist visa after teenager’s supporters raise alarm

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-n ... omans-visa

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