Suicide of Ali Reza Pahlavi

bkyser on Mar 1st 2012

In January of 2012, the son of the former Shah of Iran, Ali Reza Pahlavi, committed suicide in Boston. He is most known within the Iranian American community for his criticism of the clerical regime in Iran and for his support of Iran to become a democracy. Read more here.

“I’m not here to advocate anything but … freedom and democracy for the Iranian people at first, and I’ve determined this as my unique mission in life,”
-Ali Reza Pahlavi

Denise Lavoie, “Alireza Pahlavi Suicide: Iran Shah’s Son Killed Himself In Boston, Says Brother,” The Huffington Post, January 4, 2011, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/01/04/alireza-pahlavi-suicide-i_n_804347.html (accessed March 1, 2012).

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