- Nov 13, 2012
Goodbye My Chechnya
- By Diana Markosian
Goodbye My Chechnya documents the lives of young Muslim girls growing up in a republic that's struggling to rebuild itself after nearly two decades of war.
For young girls in Chechnya the most innocent acts could mean breaking the rules. A couple holding hands in public is punishable; the sight of a Chechen girl smoking may lead to her arrest, while rumors of girls having sex before marriage can result in her killing.
The few girls who dare to rebel –...