“Torture, hatred and political rhetoric
stoke the flames.”
In 2013 Hasani, who writes protest poetry and advocates for recognition of human rights and justice in his homeland, Zimbabwe, was on stage at the Bath Literary Festival as one of the cast in “Souvenirs”. The play was written by the cast, who were all members of Freedom from Torture’s creative writing group – Write to Life.
Hasani is a poet from Zimbabwe who left the country due to political strife. He writes protest poetry and advocates for recognition of human rights and justice in Zimbabwe. He currently lives in London.
Below is one of his poems: “If you were to come back”