Twenty eight years ago Nabeel Yasin fled Iraq with his family. He’d been declared an enemy of the state and feared for his safety. One of Iraq’s best known writers, he went back to Iraq after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein. Journalist Jo Tatchell tells the story of Yasin and his family and their exile from Iraq.


  • Jo Tatchell Writes on Middle East culture for many media outlets, including "The Guardian" and "The Mail on Sunday" and has contributed commentary to the BBC and NPR.
  • Nabeel Yasin One of Iraq's most celebrated poets, currently living in the U.K.

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