portrait of Dawood Azami

Dawood Azami

Dawood Azami is an award-winning Senior Broadcast Journalist with the BBC World Service in London. From 2010 to 2011 he was the World Service Bureau Chief in Kabul. A Visiting Lecturer at the University of Westminster and a Visiting Scholar at Ohio State University, he speaks five languages, writes poetry and practices calligraphy.

Dawood's documentary, Guantanamo Voices, formed part of the BBC World Service's Freedom 2014 series.

Poems translated by Dawood Azami