Self-Immolation Archives - KHRN

October 26, 2018

Continued Suicide of Young Women in Various Cities of Kurdistan

Over the past two weeks, two teenage girls and a young woman have ended their life by committing suicide in the cities of Sanandaj, Saqez and Ravansar. According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), on Wednesday evening (Oct 24, 2018), a young woman in Saqez ended her life by hanging herself in her house due to family problems. Sh Dastan was married with a...

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December 30, 2017

Kermanshah: Self-Immolation of a Young Woman at One of the Villages of Salath Babajani

In the past few days, a young woman from the village of Salath Babajani took her own life by self-immolation. According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), a young woman called Hajar Sadeqi Committed self-immolation due to "family issues" on Dec 27, 2017. It should be noted that she was 26 years old, married with a child. Each year, about three thousand women,...

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November 16, 2017

A Young Prisoner Committed Self-Immolation at Zahedan Central Prison

On Sunday, Nov 12, 2017, a young prisoner charged with robbery in ward 5 of the Zahedan Central Prison Committed self-immolate in protest to refusal of the prison authorities to transfer him to the youth section. "Rasoul Barakzahi, a 23-year-old prisoner accused of robbery in ward 5 of Zahedan Central Prison, committed self-immolation after eating a large number of rags, in protest to refusal of...

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October 12, 2017

Iran: A Woman Commits Suicide Through Self-Immolation in Saqez

A 35-year-old Kurdish woman from Saheb has lost her life due to self-immolation. According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), on Saturday, October 07, 2017, a young woman called “Fermisk Ahmad Zadeh” (Daughter of Rashid) married with two children, ended her life by self-immolation in her house in Saheb area (in Saqez) due to family problems. The suicide rate is very high among the...

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May 8, 2017

Self-Immolation of Two Yarsan’s Brothers in Kermanshah

On 24 April, two Yarsan’s brothers immolated themselves by fire and both have lost their lives due to severe injuries. A source close to Fozoni’s family reports Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) that on 24 April Mahdi, the younger brother who was unemployed and recently suffering from severe depression went to Sarab Qamar (in Kermanshah Province, Iran) immolated himself by the fire. He left a...

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