M’s dilemma X: Hunting the hunter

M’s dilemma X: Hunting the hunter

There are many similarities in the stories of my trafficked Hmong friends M and P. Both were abducted at the age of sixteen from their home in northern Vietnam. Both were deceived, drugged and spirited across the border by young Vietnamese Hmong men. Both were held...
M’s dilemma IX: A case of mistaken identity

M’s dilemma IX: A case of mistaken identity

The past month has, for me, been spent deep in the edit of Sisters For Sale, our feature-length documentary to raise awareness of human trafficking. The film focuses on the stories of my teenaged Hmong friends who were abducted from northern Vietnam and trafficked to...
M’s dilemma VIII: A twist in the tail

M’s dilemma VIII: A twist in the tail

In 2010, while living in the mountains of northern Vietnam, I became friends with a teenaged Hmong girl named M. The following year M was abducted, and was believed trafficked to China for sale as a bride or prostitute. Last year, I finally succeeded in contacting,...
Shattered

Shattered

It has now been one month since the 7.8-magnitude earthquake which rocked Nepal, and the impoverished nation is still reeling. Many of the hundreds of aftershocks, with magnitudes as high as 7.3, might be considered major earthquakes in their own rights, and have left...

Home

What was planned as a short break from The Human, Earth Project has been a busy time for me here in Australia. At one point I caught myself working on three computers synchronously, juggling eight terrabytes of external hard drives to get everything in order for the...

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