Omid Masoumali set himself on fire on Nauru after UN officials 'upset' partner, inquest told

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Partner tells inquest Iranian refugee was angry after she became frustrated with visiting officials

An Iranian refugee fatally set himself on fire on Nauru after his partner became frustrated with a conversation with United Nations representatives about their plight, an inquest has heard.

The woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has painted a bleak picture of their life after leaving Iran for Australia in June 2013 while giving evidence at an inquest into Omid Masoumali’s death.

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In Australia, the crisis support service Lifeline is on 13 11 14. In the UK Samaritans can be contacted on 116 123. In the US, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. Other international suicide helplines can be found at www.befrienders.org

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