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Newcastle: Book Launch – Behrooz Boochani
27 August 2018
“No Friend but the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison”
Book Launch with translator Dr Omid Tofighianspeaking.
“No Friend But the Mountains”. is the creative cry of resistance by
Behrouz Boochani, journalist, imprisoned for five years on Manus Island. Written in Farsi on a mobile phone,
evocatively translated by Dr Omid Tofighian, this book will be a national treasure.
Hosted by Newcastle Region Library
and Hunter Asylum Seeker Advocacy