3 Aug 2018

'Art as resistance' - Manus Island refugee writes book

From , 5:05 am on 3 August 2018

A book written in detention by a refugee on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island was released this week which the author says is a work of art before being an act of resistance.

The Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani is amoung about 1500 people exiled to Manus and Nauru since 2013 for seeking asylum in Australia.

Ben Robinson Drawbridge has more.

Behrouz Boochani

Behrouz Boochani Photo: Behrouz Boochani / Hoda Afshar