Fear, Love, Hope, Arrests, Intimidation, Friendship, Despair and Violence.
Based on true events, the Silent Screams from Myanmar tells the frightening story of refugees. They are threatened in their home country by a violent junta regime, and exploited and mistreated in a seemingly open and tolerant society. It tells the story of a few and of millions of people alike, who are hoping to build a better future for themselves and their families.
The refugees were reluctant to obey his order. They looked at each other and then at me. I was naked on the ground, humiliated. Some of them started to take their underwear off and get on the ground. However, the man from the truck walked slowly towards me and
placed himself next to me. Now the officers couldnt watch me easily. Tears were filling my eyes, partly from the humiliation and the anger at what these men were doing to us.
Through all the shouting and clapping of the officers who wanted to see forty naked men perform ear squats, the man with no name whispered in my ear.
You young and ignorant fool. I told you to stay quiet.