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New Zealand grants asylum to Behrouz Boochani, Kurdish-Iranian refugee who was detained on Manus Island

Former Manus Island detainee and journalist Behrouz Boochani has had his claim for asylum accepted by New Zealand and has been granted a visa to stay in the country.

The Kurdish-Iranian journalist spent six years in detention in Papua New Guinea for asylum seeker processing after attempting to enter Australia by boat in 2013

  • Quentin McDermott & Natalie Whiting
  • ABC News

He catapulted to worldwide fame in 2019 after his book, No Friend But…

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