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Citizen tries to burn himself in Bethlehem in poverty protest

[ PIC 25/07/2013 – 11:14 AM ] Archive photo of a man dousing himself with gasoline at a protest in Ramallah BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– Palestinian man tried to set himself on fire, inside the headquarters of Bethlehem Governorate south of the West Bank, in protest at economic hardships after government agencies refused to help him. Local […]

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Liberated Palestinian prisoner sets himself alight in Ramallah

[ PIC 30/06/2013 – 09:54 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Liberated prisoner Wisam Marof set himself alight in front of the finance ministry in Ramallah on Sunday protesting the PA’s neglect of his condition. Eyewitnesses said that Marof, 20, suffered burns in his hands and chest. Palestinian media quoted Marof after the incident as saying that […]

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21 year old Wissam Bilal Khalil Marouf sets himself on fire outside PA ministry

Maan News Agency | June 30, 2013 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — A former prisoner sustained serious injuries Sunday after setting himself on fire in front of the Palestinian Authority Ministry of Finance to protest a delay in the receipt of benefits conferred to former prisoners, witnesses told Ma’an. Wissam Bilal Khalil Marouf, 21, from the northern […]

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Gaza man seriously injured in self-immolation attempt

Maan News Agency | June 14, 2013 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Two brothers on Friday sustained injuries in the Gaza Strip after a self-immolation attempt to protest the destruction of a family-owned factory. Ibrahim al-Tartouri poured gasoline over his body and set himself ablaze, while his brother, Mohamed, was injured trying to help him. “Family […]

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Gaza woman dies after self immolation

Maan News Agency | April 13, 2013 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A 22-year-old woman died on Saturday after setting herself on fire last week, a medical official said. Gaza health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra told Ma’an that the woman, whose identity remained hidden, suffered burns to 80 percent of her body after pouring gasoline over […]

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Palestinian attempts self-immolation at anti-Fayyad rally

A Palestinian protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask gestures as he stands near a burning effigy of Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad during a demonstration against the high cost of living, in the West Bank city of Hebron 4 September 2012. (Photo: Reuters – Mussa Qawasma) Al Akhbar English | Published Wednesday, September 5, 2012 […]

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#VIDEO | Gaza teen dies after setting self alight

Sep 4, 2012 by AFP A 17-year-old Gazan died on Sunday, four days after setting himself alight in desperation over financial problems, medical sources and his family said on Monday. Duration: 01:19 Recommended read: A “Leaflet” to the World about it’s own “forgotten” Extermination Camp called Gaza Featured Gaza Siege Harshness Continues. Israel’s committing slow-motion […]

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What Does Moshe Silman Have to Do with the Occupation?

By Asma Agbarieh-Zahalka | Palestine Chronicle | Aug 2, 2012 The late Moshe Silman’s act of self-immolation rattled the entire country. Both the media and social protest activists have put out heartfelt pleas to try to dissuade others from following suit. But it seems that these calls have gone unheeded. Akiva Mafa’I’s attempted suicide by […]

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