Stuck in Limbo, Bangkok's Hidden Urban Refugees Scrape By

February 26, 2015 6:09 AM

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They were a middle-class family in Pakistan, living in a comfortable three-bedroom apartment with a modern kitchen and a PlayStation for the three kids. Fluent in English, the father ran his own moving company while the mother taught art.

A death threat signed by a Muslim extremist group — with three bullets attached — compelled the Christian family to leave it all behind 18 months ago. Now they live in a barren room in Bangkok, where the children share a double bed and the parents sleep on the floor. They cook on a propane burner on...

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