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Tag: Behrouz Boochani

No Friend But the Mountains film adaption confirmed Behrouz Boochani was illegally detained in 2013 on Manus Island after fleeing Iran as a refugee. He would not leave the offshore detention site for the next 6 years. Just months after Behrouz Boochani took his first …

Manus Island author Behrouz Boochani arrives in New Zealand Associate Professor Behrouz Boochani a Kurdish-Iranian writer, journalist, scholar, cultural advocate, filmmaker and author of the multi-award-winning No Friend But the Mountains has arrived in New Zealand on a one-month travel visa. Since 2013, he has …

No Friend But the Mountains by Behrouz Boochani (translated by Omid Tofighian) has been awarded the 2019 National Biography Award. Behrouz’s powerful story of detention on Manus Island has today won this year’s $25,000 prize, the nation’s richest prize for biographical writing, as announced by the …

We are very proud of all these authors for their books being longlisted for the ABIA Awards 2019. The ABIA Awards are a key event in the publishing industry and to make it through to the longlist is a fantastic and well-deserved accomplishment. A shortlist will …