A female journalist sets herself on fire in Russia
In Russia, female journalist Irina Slavina set herself on fire in front of the Interior Ministry building.
According to a foreign news agency, a day before the self-immolation, police searched the apartment of female journalist Irina Slavina and confiscated her laptop, documents, and phone.
Journalist Irina Slavina was working for a news agency critical of the government’s censorship policies, and in a message on social media before the self-immolation, she blamed the Russian government for her death.
Opposition groups called for her release, who was under pressure from the authorities for opposing the government.