The author, Hassan Hamdam is a Baloch poet and literary person. He got his master's degree in human rights and social justice (in international legal norms) from the London Metropolitan University. From the college days, he was involved in the Baloch national struggle as a student activist. In 2000, he fled from Balochistan and sought asylum in the United Kingdom. Since 2008, he has been affiliated with Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) and been campaigning to highlight the human rights violations in Balochistan perpetrated by the Iranian and Pakistani states. Presently, he is the vice-president of BHRC and is based in London.