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Leuksomawe man (Aceh) June 24, 2006

Posted by elizabethwong in International, Islam in Southeast Asia, Photography, Photojournalism, Southeast Asia, Travel.

He still had a twinkle in his eye despite having gone through life in one of the more militarised villages in Aceh. He took off his hat and showed me his kopiah. We roared with laughter together.

Soon, almost everyone in the village surrounded the tiny coffee-stall. There were widows, men with scars from torture. They told their stories with moistened eyes but not a drop fell.

They were all cried out.


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