Surviving the Island of Widows, a ‘prison without walls’ for women
On the Tonle Bassac river lies the island where the Khmer Rouge kept the wives of its murdered male victims. Will Jackson reports.
After the Khmer Rouge came to Koh Khsach Tunlea, Sam Chang’s husband Eang Heang fled the island. As a lawyer, he was marked for death by a regime that wanted to wipe out all traces of the previous society.
Watch this 3 min video and be inspired! For Linda football was her only chance to avoid an early marriage with a much older man. Succeeding in a football competition was the critical point in her life that allowed her to have a future very different from the one most girls in her community do.
Woo hoo! It’s already started! FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER is now on Amazon Kindle Big Deal running 3/13 to 3/31 for $2.99. (It was $9.99 before!)
Hi all. I just received news from my publisher at HarperCollins that FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER was selected for the Kindle Big Deal running 3/14 to 3/31 for $2.99.
Since I still read mostly paper-books, I had to research what this means and found this old article about it. http://gigaom.com/2011/07/20/419-amazons-big-deals-puts-900-kindle-books-on-sale-including-big-6-titles/
Feb. 17, 2014 Some 10,000 Cambodians die from tobacco-related diseases every year or about 30 people a day.
Time Magazine. Feb.13, 2014 Cambodia KR Trial “Hearings into an appalling genocide have seen just five indictments and only one conviction in eight years at a cost of some $200 million.”