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Behrouz Boochani: Six years as a marooned migrant

Behrouz Boochani is now a prize-winning author, but is his long-term fate any clearer?

In 2013, the Australian Government adopted a draconian anti-immigration policy, which involved sending all sea-borne would-be asylum seekers to de-facto detention camps in remote Papua New Guinea and Micronesia. Stephen Sackur interviews one of them. Behrouz Boochani is an Iranian Kurd who has written about his extraordinary six-year experience as a marooned migrant. He’s now a prize-winning author, but is his long-term fate any clearer?

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Behrouz Boochani (Credit: Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)

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