Saudi teen granted asylum in Canada drinks wine, eats bacon in Snapchat images

She has enjoyed a glass of wine and bacon since arriving in Canada.
She has enjoyed a glass of wine and bacon since arriving in Canada. Photo credit: Snapchat/ Rahaf Mohammed.

Rahaf Mohammed, the Saudi teen who was granted asylum in Canada last weekend, has posted photos of herself enjoying a glass of wine, a cigarette, and bacon on Snapchat.

Ms Mohammed, 18, was granted asylum after fleeing Saudi Arabia, where she feared being killed after being disowned by her family for not conforming to the country's strict rules.

The teen has shared photos on Snapchat celebrating her new life since being in Canada.

Earlier this week Ms Mohammed posted a photo of her breakfast to the social media platform with the caption "Omg bacon," which is controversial due to the Muslim religion's ban on consuming pork products.

Saudi teen granted asylum in Canada drinks wine, eats bacon in Snapchat images
Photo credit: Snapchat/ Rahaf Mohammed.

Two photos posted more recently are of a glass of red wine and a lit cigarette.

Alcohol is banned completely in Saudi Arabia. The penalty for bringing it into the country or being caught with it can be sent to prison.

Another photo showed a Starbucks coffee cup sitting on Ms Mohammed's lap, her legs seem to be bare from the knees down in a dress that would have broken dress code rules in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi teen granted asylum in Canada drinks wine, eats bacon in Snapchat images
Photo credit: Snapchat/ Rahaf Mohammed.

She captioned a video of herself walking a dog with "feeling free".

She posted to her personal Twitter account on Saturday thanking those who supported her journey out of Saudi Arabia.

"I would like to thank you people for supporting me and saving my life.

"Truly I have never dreamed of this love and support, you are the spark that motivates me to be a better person."

Ms Mohammed arrived in Canada on Sunday from Thailand, where she had locked herself in an airport hotel room resisting deportation till she was granted asylum to Canada on Saturday.

She addressed media in Canada following her arrival, and said that her goal is to help to support the freedom of more women like herself.

"I will work in support of freedom for women around the world.

"The same freedom I experienced on the first day I arrived in Canada."

The refugee agency helping her settle in Canada has revealed they hired a bodyguard for the teen, amid threats to her safety.

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