The Story Behrouz Boochani

Behrouz Boochani is a Kurdish writer, journalist and human rights defender. He lives in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Latest post
31 Jan 2024
Article Count
9 min read

A prison island. A smuggled phone. Behrouz Boochani on the writing that saved him. Close Reads

Four years after his incarceration on Manus, Behrouz Boochani reflects on the writing that helped him hold onto life while in prison—and then to make sense of it after.

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