By: Edna Thecla Akimana

This multimedia piece is written and produced by Edna Thecla Akimana, an asylum seeker from Burundi. Edna, a recent highschool graduate was a member of our Young Writers & Leaders program during the 2014-2015 school year. She chose to write an original piece about the state of affairs in her home country, including images of the unrest sent to her from friends still in Burundi and images she found on the internet.