Supun Thilina Kellapatha and his family arrive in Toronto, Canada, as refugees on September 28, 2021. Photo: AFP
Supun Thilina Kellapatha and his family arrive in Toronto, Canada, as refugees on September 28, 2021. Photo: AFP
Canada

Hong Kong asylum-seeker family who housed Edward Snowden embrace new life as Canadian permanent residents

  • Sri Lankan family who had sheltered US whistle-blower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong landed in Canada as privately sponsored refugees
  • Refugee claims with the Canadian government had been filed on their behalf in January 2017

Supun Thilina Kellapatha and his family arrive in Toronto, Canada, as refugees on September 28, 2021. Photo: AFP
Supun Thilina Kellapatha and his family arrive in Toronto, Canada, as refugees on September 28, 2021. Photo: AFP
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