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Kurdish journalists in Iraq criticized after Iranian immolates himself on camera

The asylum seeker from Iran told the Kurdish media outlet Rudaw that he has no work.
An Iraqi Kurdish man walks past a fountain in front of Arbil's Citadel in the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region in northern Iraq, on April 15, 2021.

Journalists in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq were criticized by local authorities and on social media Tuesday after a man they were interviewing set himself on fire. 

A man from the western Iranian city of Bukan “carried out an act of self-immolation” in front of the United Nations headquarters in Erbil on Tuesday, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said in a statement

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