According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, on Wednesday12 July 2017, a Kurdish citizen from the city of Mahabad from the East of Kurdistan, Helmut Karimi, In the city’s municipality, Mahabad hangs itself and ends its life.
According to a report, he was a staff of the Mahabad City Municipality and has taken such action because of livelihood pressures.
The Mahabad Municipality has not paid its employees ‘salaries for more than 3 months and has more than 36 billion USD, and these factors have resulted in non-payment of employees’ salaries.
It should be noted that, according to statistics reached by the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, since the beginning of this year, there have been 14 suicides in women and 19 cases in men.
Kurdistan Human Rights Association