Behrouz Boochani

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David Pocock blasts Albanese government as it reauthorises Nauru offshore immigration detention
Labor also seeks to overturn court decision that forced it to release 100 people from onshore detention despite character concerns

Paul Karp

07, Feb, 2023 @7:44 AM

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Behrouz Boochani in Australia: ‘Some of those politicians who barred me are gone. But I am here’
The Kurdish Iranian refugee was always confident he would prove Peter Dutton’s declaration that he ‘wouldn’t be permitted to come to Australia’ wrong

Mostafa Rachwani

08, Dec, 2022 @12:57 AM

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For eight years, Australia has been taking refugees as hostages. It’s time to ask: who has benefited? | Behrouz Boochani
The government needs our bodies for political power, while the detention industry needs us to fuel its money-making torture machine. But what has Australia truly gained?

Behrouz Boochani

21, Jul, 2021 @2:14 AM

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'Music is a way of reclaiming time': Behrouz Boochani's lauded memoir becomes a poetic musical event
Composer Luke Styles has drawn upon Boochani’s acclaimed book, No Friend But the Mountains, to create an immense song cycle

Steve Dow

19, Mar, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Archibald prize 2020: Angus McDonald's portrait of Behrouz Boochani wins people's choice award
Portrait depicting ‘strong, confident and peaceful’ Kurdish-Iranian writer and refugee, who spent six years in detention, wins public vote

Guardian staff

16, Dec, 2020 @12:17 AM

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For the refugees Australia imprisons, music is liberation, life and defiance | Behrouz Boochani
Playing music in detention is possibly the most radical act against the violence of the prison and the system as a whole

Behrouz Boochani

06, Sep, 2020 @5:30 PM

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Free but restless, Behrouz Boochani takes tentative first steps into new life
Kurdish Iranian journalist is adapting to quietness and isolation of New Zealand after six years of struggle

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Christchurch

31, Jul, 2020 @8:00 PM

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New Zealand hails Behrouz Boochani visa as a victory for 'fairness and compassion'
Exiled journalist is offered a role at University of Canterbury amid celebration of successful application for refugee status

Charlotte Graham-McLay in Wellington and Ben Doherty

24, Jul, 2020 @2:56 AM

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My brilliant friend Behrouz Boochani finally has a permanent home in a country he has come to love | Donna Miles-Mojab
Behrouz is a storyteller and each of his tales is a journey into a life enriched by resistance and survival

Donna Miles-Mojab

24, Jul, 2020 @12:33 AM

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Behrouz Boochani granted refugee status in New Zealand
Exclusive: Journalist who became the voice of the victims of Australia’s punitive detention system granted a visa after seven-year ordeal

Ben Doherty

23, Jul, 2020 @10:59 PM

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Behrouz Boochani's book, No Friend But The Mountains, to be made into a film
Kurdish Iranian writer says the film will bring more attention to Australia’s brutal immigration detention regime

Naaman Zhou

24, Feb, 2020 @5:19 AM

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New Zealand would be honoured to take Behrouz Boochani. Australia be damned | Morgan Godfery
The moral case for the former Manus island detainee becoming a citizen is as simple as ‘asylum is a human right’

Morgan Godfery

24, Dec, 2019 @1:03 AM

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