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Student sets himself on fire in Tunisia, lawyers strike

Published on 07/01/2011

A high school student set himself on fire 5 January to protest his school’s prohibition of a solidarity march in support of Mohamed Bouazizi, a young man who died earlier after setting himself on fire. Ayoub al-Hamidi, 17, set himself on fire in his school principal’s office and was taken to hospital with burns on ...