Singapore-born director Eunice Lau delves into the roots of radicalisation in Accept The Call

Singapore-born, US-based independent film-maker Eunice Lau is a former journalist who once worked at The Straits Times and has lived in Cambodia and London.
Singapore-born, US-based independent film-maker Eunice Lau is a former journalist who once worked at The Straits Times and has lived in Cambodia and London.ST PHOTO: NIRMAL GHOSH

PHILADELPHIA - Mr Yusuf Abdurahman arrived in the United States in 1992 as a refugee from his country Somalia's ruinous civil war.

He had herded goats after school in Somalia. In Minnesota, he found work at a turkey meat packing company and learnt to deal with the long and biting cold winters of the north. Three years later, his first child Zacharia was born.

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