Forced to Flee : Visual Stories by Refugee Youth from Burma
A humbling, awe-inspiring and haunting collection of over 200 works of narrative art painted by refugee and asylee youth, forced to flee violent conflict and persecution in their native land of Burma, also known as Myanmar. Each visual story is accompanied by a caption that discusses human rights issues raised by the youths' life stories. Behind-the-scenes photographs show the youth at work. In addition, water-colored maps and a two-page introductions contextualize the book's five chapters. Forced to Flee concludes with a "Bridging Divides" epilogue and "Ways to Help" appendix, which is expanded upon in the book's dedicated website, www.burmavisionsforpeace.org
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published January 15th 2015 by Visions for Peace
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