Life on the Borderline

Life on the Borderline

LIFE ON THE BORDERLINE by Hoshiar, an ex-asylum seeker’s poetic and graphic account of statelessness, toured to four London venues in November/December 2007 and awaits further development in the UK or in Germany.

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Amnesty International UK Women’s Action Network & Az Theatre present a special presentation of a reading of this play on Tuesday 9th September 2008 at 7pm.

Stateless! Homeless! Hopeless? Readings from the first play in English by a Kurdish Iraqi refugee written from his eight years as an asylum seeker.

At Amnesty International, The Human Rights Action Centre, 17 – 25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA. Admission free; £5 donation requested.


Life on the Borderline

This remarkable play by Hoshiar produced by Az Theatre was on for four nights only at selected London venues from the 27th November 2007.

We produced Hoshiar poetic and graphic account of statelessness and migration for venues in London from 26th November 2007

  • Tuesday 27th November 7.30pm – Paul Robeson Theatre, Hounslow
  • Wednesday 28th November 7.30pm – The Albany Theatre, Deptford
  • Friday 30th November 7.30pm – Union Chapel, Islington
  • Sunday 2nd December 7.30pm – Arcola Theatre, Hackney

Read comments by the audience at the reading we presented in collaboration with Southwark Refugee Communities Forum.