Self-Immolation, Catalyst of the Arab Spring, Is Now a Grim Trend

The once-extraordinary act has become commonplace in Tunisia, whether compelled by anger, depression or bitter disappointment, or meant to challenge the authorities.

from NYT > World https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/09/world/africa/self-immolation-catalyst-of-the-arab-spring-is-now-a-grim-trend.html?partner=rss&emc=rss
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