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Protection at Sea – Indonesia: Saransika’s Story

With the UNHCR hosting it’s annual High-Commissioner’s Dialogue on “Protection At Sea” over 10-11 December 2014, they have prepared stories from refugees and asylum seekers sharing their experiences about why they had to flee by boat.

Saransika, a young Sri Lankan girl currently in Indonesia says:

“What happened to me and my family should not happen to others”.

It’s such a tragic story but we encourage you to share it with your friends on social media so they understand that people take these dangerous boat journeys because there are no safe pathways to protection available to them: