Mohamed contemplates a few months ahead, behind bars:
Psyching himself up:
The ‘surrender reception counter’
Mug shot moment:
Mohamed was interviewed about his reasons for entering HK for about 40 minutes, after which we assumed he would be detained for up to 3 months. But what seems due to the strength of his case, or possibly sweet talking skills, he managed to walk free out of the building, with papers stating his refugee status. Needless to say, he wasn’t too vocal about it back at the Chungking shelter after seeing how unhappy one of his room mates were with his good news!
Mohamed looks back upon the days events, whilst waiting to share the good news with his case officer: