This Kurdish journalist fled persecution in Iran, only to be jailed by Australia for being a refugee

A Kurdish journalist and poet fled Iran to seek asylum in Australia. But Australian authorities incarcerated him on the remote Manus Island (Papua New Guinea). He has since made a film of what it’s like there. And its international premiere will be at the 2017 BFI London Film Festival in October. The Australian government, however, has refused to allow him to attend. So now, he’s seeking UK help to get a British visa to travel to London.

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