Behrouz Boochani


Country: Iran

Behrouz Boochani holds a Masters degree in political geography and geopolitics. He is a Kurdish-Iranian journalist, scholar, cultural advocate, writer and filmmaker; and a political prisoner incarcerated by the Australian Government in the Manus Island Regional Processing Centre (Papua New Guinea).

Behrouz will be appearing via live stream.

Behrouz Boochani memegang gelar Master dalam geografi politik dan geopolitik. Ia adalah jurnalis, cendekiawan, penasihat budaya, penulis dan pembuat film Kurdi-Iran; dan seorang tahanan politik yang dipenjara oleh Pemerintah Australia di Pusat Pemrosesan Regional (Pusat Detensi Pengungsi) Pulau Manus (Papua Nugini).

Behrouz akan hadir via live stream.

Appearing in

Main Program | Behrouz Boochani and Omid Tofighian: No Friend But the Mountains

Behrouz Boochani fled Iran in 2013, seeking asylum in Australia, and has been detained on Manus Island ever since. He wrote the award-winning No Friend But the Mountains via WhatsApp, …


Special Event | Stories of Seeking Asylum

An unprecedented 70.8 million people around the world have been forced from home, and refugee writers are bringing first-hand accounts onto front pages and family bookshelves. Join Festival guests from …