Shazee, a four-year-old stateless boy, gazes through wire-mesh netting in the corridor of a low-rent apartment building in Bangkok, alongside his father, Shan, a Christian asylum seeker from Lahore, Pakistan. Photo: Tibor Krausz

Miserable Christmas in Thailand for Pakistani Christian asylum seekers living in the shadows

  • Denied refugee status, their tourist visas expired and hiding from immigration authorities in tiny rooms, Pakistani Christians live in the shadows
  • Four-year-old born in Bangkok to parents persecuted for singing Christmas songs worries Santa won’t come because their room has no chimney
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Shazee, a four-year-old stateless boy, gazes through wire-mesh netting in the corridor of a low-rent apartment building in Bangkok, alongside his father, Shan, a Christian asylum seeker from Lahore, Pakistan. Photo: Tibor Krausz
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