For almost 17 years, the survivors of the Bali bombings that hit Indonesia in 2002 – which heralded the rise of terrorism in a post September-11 environment in Southeast Asia – have had it tough. Carrying injuries that require constant medical care, they are often stigmatized even today. To help overcome their many issues, survivors want a peace park established on one of the bomb sites, opposite a memorial dedicated to those who died. Listen here.
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