The sisters are still waiting for their emergency asylum request to be processed. Photo: Handout

Saudi sisters on the run from consular staff and family apply to stay longer in Hong Kong

  • Immigration Department acknowledges application for extension
  • Amnesty International urges local government not to return pair to their country of origin as they will be “in grave danger”
Topic |   Saudi Arabia

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The sisters are still waiting for their emergency asylum request to be processed. Photo: Handout
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The two sisters are stranded in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout

Saudi sisters on run from consular staff after renouncing Muslim faith were ‘kidnapped at Hong Kong airport’

  • Pair were bound for Australia after fleeing family during holiday to Sri Lanka, but were allegedly apprehended by Saudi consular staff at Hong Kong airport
  • Cathay Pacific cancelled their connecting flight to Melbourne
Topic |   Human rights

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The two sisters are stranded in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout
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