Inquest to hear whether Iranian refugee set himself alight with intention to die

Omid Masoumali needed urgent care but it took 31 hours for the Australian government to send him to a burns unit

It took 31 hours for the Australian government to get Omid Masoumali to a specialist burns unit after the Iranian refugee set himself alight to protest conditions on Nauru.

Frustrated after being stuck on the island for almost three years, the 24-year-old set himself alight in front of officials from the United Nations Refugee Agency in April 2016.

Source: FS – World News 2 DV
Inquest to hear whether Iranian refugee set himself alight with intention to die