Activist of movement for rights of Iranian Azerbaijanis Gulamrza Amani dies in car accident

Activist of movement for rights of Iranian Azerbaijanis Gulamrza Amani dies in car accident
# 24 October 2008 15:20 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Ramil Mammadli – APA. Gulamrza Amani, one of the activists of the movement for the rights of Iranian Azerbaijanis, died in car accident. Sources in Iran told APA that the accident occurred near Tabriz, in the evening on October 23. Gulamrza Amani and his brother died in the aftermath of the accident.
35-year-old Gulamrza Amani was one of the activists of the movement for the rights of Iranian Azerbaijanis. He had been arrested by Iranian law-enforcement bodies several times for his political views. Amani was last detained in May, 2006. He was accused of organizing protest actions of Azerbaijanis in Iran.
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