Solitary Envoi is our segment focused on works of art created behind prison walls. Sometimes these can be powerful songs, or inspiring poetry. But in this week’s episode, Loa’s Quyên Ngô introduces us to something quite unexpected: dolls.
For the activists from Việt Nam, lessons in resilience and courage were immediately put to the test following the study tour. All seven who traveled to Myanmar were detained upon their return to Việt Nam and endured long hours of interrogation. Their detention did not come a surprise, but they are a reminder of the risks that Vietnamese activists take when they participate in peaceful democracy work. In this week’s Solitary Envoi, we hear about what happened in the interrogation room.
In this week’s "Solitary Envoi," Quyên Ngô takes a look at the linguistic choices activists have made in expressing their protest.