Another Ahwazi Arab Citizen Dies due to Self-Immolation

Thursday, September 24, 2015 1:53:08 PM

Omid Rashedi Amiri, an Ahwazi Arab citizen, died as a result of severe burn when he attempted to suicide through self-immolation on September 23, 2015, BCR Group has learned. He, 36, had allegedly committed suicide by burning his body in the trade unions building of the Ramshir City (known as Khalifeh by Arabs) to protest against his unfair dismissal from the Bureau, local activists said.

He, married and had several children, transferred to Taleghani Burn Hospital (Burn Center in the capital of Khuzestan Province, Ahwaz) after the tragic suicide. Center officials said that he is dead because of severe burn in the important organs of the body on September 24, 2015.


By: Kaveh Taheri