Letters to Sombath

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.

Dear Sombath…from Shui Meng (18)

Dear Sombath…from Shui Meng (18)

My dearest Sombath Today is 15 December 2019.  It’s already 7 years today that you were so ruthlessly taken away from me, your family, and friends.  Who could have imaged that 7 years have gone by and there is still a wall of silence surrounding what happened to you. ...

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Dear Sombath…from Shui Meng (17)

Dear Sombath…from Shui Meng (17)

My dearest Sombath Today, February 14, is Valentine’s Day – a day to remind those who are dearest to us that they are loved and are precious. Sombath, I know you never paid too much attention to Valentine’s Day because it is really not part of Lao’s cultural practice...

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Dear Sombath…from Shui Meng (16)

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...

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