Who is Yonan Hozaya?

Malfan Yonan Hozaya, a linguist, writer and poet. Born in Zakho – Iraq. Graduated from Mosul University / Faculty of Engineering 1980 – 1981.

Member of:

  • The Central Council of the Union of Writers and Writers Iraq
  • Syriac Writers and Writers Union
  • Kurdistan Journalists Syndicate
  • Federation of International Journalists

Editor & Chief Editor:

  • Qala Suryaya Magazine
  • Khoyada
  • Syriac writer
  • Bahra Newspaper
  • Beth Nahrin Star Magazine
  • He was instrumental in the translation and preparation of Syriac curricula for different academic levels.
  • The distinguished role (idea, preparation and implementation) of the private work to celebrate the 150 years (1998-1999) of the birth of the first Syriac newspaper
  • He was the most prominent role in the preparations for the Chaldean Syriac Assyrian General National Congress in Baghdad in 2003
  • He was devoted to the Assyrian Democratic Movement and was elected a member of the leadership in 1997
  • He led the media institution of the Assyrian Democratic Movement for years successfully and excellently.
  • Minister of Industry and Energy – Government of Erbil / Iraq 2001-2006
  • He has written more than 20 books in Syriac and Arabic from Bahra dictionary (Arabic – Syraic), poetry collections, linguistic studies, stories and critical studies.