The video follows Angela an addict dependant on a range of substances including heroin, methadone, subutex, crack cocaine and valium through a holistic choice of treatment at Thamkrabok Monastery in Thailand supported by UK Berkshire based charity East West Detox, Founder Director, Mike Sarson in 1997.
In the jungles of Thailand lies a monastery devoted to helping drug addicts kick their habit. The methods used, which include drinking an herbal mixture that induces vomitting and taking a sajja, vow of action, are controversial and unique. Monks use the Buddhist philosophy of the Middle Way, Karma, meditation, work, and steam baths to help addicts from around the world reclaim their lives. The film features addicts, the monks, the former abbot, each tells this fascinating story of suffering and redemption.
Interviews with survivors of the attacks (in Mukjar, Bindisi and other towns in Wadi Salih, West Darfur) who name Ahmad Harun and ‘Ali Kushayb’ the two suspects indicted by the International Criminal Court.
Interviews: April/May 2008