Who is Ahnaf and why is he detained?
SEEK · Wednesday, 3 March - 15:20
Ahnaf Jazeem of Silavathurai, Mannar, Sri Lanka, is a 25-year-old teacher and poet who writes as Mannaaramudhu Ahnaf. In May 2020, Ahnaf was arrested for his book of poems, “நவரசம்,” Navarasam, written in Tamil and published in 2017. He has been detained under the Prevention of Terrorism Act and is still imprisoned. For more information please visit this site