Tag Archives: self-immolation

The reason behind her self-immolation / “Leila Wali Hussein” was severely humiliated

The reason behind Leila Wali Hussein / Viyan Soran's self-immolation was not a protest against Ocalan's isolation, but protest against constant humiliation.

IKHRW Statement – Behzad Mahmoudi

A few days ago, a video went viral of man burning himself in Iraqi Kurdistan, in front of the UN’s head office in Erbil. Iranian Human Rights Watch followed up on the case of Behzad Mahmoudi, and clarified the details surrounding his stay in Iraqi Kurdistan, the reason he had left his home country Iran, […]