Rauf Hassan

Rauf Hassan is a renowned Kurdish writer who was born in 1945 in the city of Sulaymaniyah in the Iraqi Kurdistan.

He was imprisoned during the rule of the Ba'ath Party regime, because of his critical articles he wrote against the Ba'ath Party regime in Iraq. He is also conspired as one of the primary writers for revolution in Iraqi Kurdistan.

An accomplished linguist, he also founded the Kurdish Dialog Center. He has two sons Zana Rauf (b 1970) and Shero Rauf (b 1979).

Famous quotes containing the word hassan:

    Quotations offer one kind of break in what the eye can see, the ear can hear.
    —Ihab Hassan (b. 1925)