Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Another Great Idea...

The Guardian reports on a new website, Lots of Big Ideas, which aims to give torture survivors a place to share stories created as part of a writing program and counteract unfavorable press coverage of asylum seekers.

Some ... have had no education, while others have degrees and are accomplished writers, such as Hassan Bahri, a Syrian who was a political prisoner for more than eight years and now works as a translator. What they all have in common is a desire to move on from their past experiences.

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