Asylum seekers who sheltered US whistle-blower Edward Snowden and now fear they will be deported (from left) Vanessa Mae Rodel and daughter Keana; Supun Thilina Kellapatha; Ajith Pushpakumara; Nadeeka Dilrukshi Nonis; her son Dinath and daughter Sethmundi Kellapatha. Photo: Edward Wong Asylum seekers who sheltered US whistle-blower Edward Snowden and now fear they will be deported (from left) Vanessa Mae Rodel and daughter Keana; Supun Thilina Kellapatha; Ajith Pushpakumara; Nadeeka Dilrukshi Nonis; her son Dinath and daughter Sethmundi Kellapatha. Photo: Edward Wong
Asylum seekers who sheltered US whistle-blower Edward Snowden and now fear they will be deported (from left) Vanessa Mae Rodel and daughter Keana; Supun Thilina Kellapatha; Ajith Pushpakumara; Nadeeka Dilrukshi Nonis; her son Dinath and daughter Sethmundi Kellapatha. Photo: Edward Wong
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The agony of Hong Kong’s asylum seekers, stuck in limbo ‘neither alive nor dead’

Campaigners say the mental health of thousands is deteriorating as they wait for the Immigration Department to determine their fate

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Asylum seekers who sheltered US whistle-blower Edward Snowden and now fear they will be deported (from left) Vanessa Mae Rodel and daughter Keana; Supun Thilina Kellapatha; Ajith Pushpakumara; Nadeeka Dilrukshi Nonis; her son Dinath and daughter Sethmundi Kellapatha. Photo: Edward Wong Asylum seekers who sheltered US whistle-blower Edward Snowden and now fear they will be deported (from left) Vanessa Mae Rodel and daughter Keana; Supun Thilina Kellapatha; Ajith Pushpakumara; Nadeeka Dilrukshi Nonis; her son Dinath and daughter Sethmundi Kellapatha. Photo: Edward Wong
Asylum seekers who sheltered US whistle-blower Edward Snowden and now fear they will be deported (from left) Vanessa Mae Rodel and daughter Keana; Supun Thilina Kellapatha; Ajith Pushpakumara; Nadeeka Dilrukshi Nonis; her son Dinath and daughter Sethmundi Kellapatha. Photo: Edward Wong
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