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While hundreds of Kurdish youth are leaving the Kurdistan Region, Diyar Uthman did the opposite. In conversation with SBS Kurdish Radio, Uthman explains why he left the safety of Australia to work with the Peshmega forces in their fight against the self proclaimed organisation Islamic State (I-S).
Interview in English
He said he was interrogated back in April at the airport by the Australian Federal Police, for a period of five hours, but he was confident Austarlian authorities had the right information: "they know where I've been and what I was doing."