Letters to Sombath
In late 2013, friends and colleagues were invited to write letters to Sombath. Below is a list of those who have written, arranged alphabetically, with links to the letters. If you would like to contribute your own letter, please see details here.
My dearest Sombath, This letter is one of the most difficult letters I have to write to you. It’s difficult because I have been so emotionally drained over the last two days following the live broadcast of the Lao Government’s initial report to the UN Committee for...read more
My dearest Sombath, Today, 17 February, is your birthday. Today in celebration of your birthday I and a small group of family and friends went to Na Khoun Noi Forest temple to offer food to the monks and nuns, and also offer blessings for you – blessings that...read more
Dear Sombath, We’ve never met, but that is unimportant, for we know each other well enough. I see you in all good people, and the truth of it is that we are all one. We have the same aims, and we always see family in strangers. We work together for the...read more