Behrouz Boochani

Behrouz Boochani holds a Masters degree in political geography and geopolitics. He is a Kurdish-Iranian journalist, scholar, cultural advocate, writer and filmmaker, founder of the Kurdish-language magazine Weya, and an Honorary Member of PEN International. In 2013, he fled Iran and became a political prisoner of the Australian Government incarcerated in the Manus Regional Processing Centre (Papua New Guinea). His memoir, No Friend but the Mountains, won the 2019 Victorian Prize for Literature, has been published in 18 languages, and has been adapted for screen, with the trailer available here:

Books by Behrouz Boochani