Welfare services fear copycat self-immolations

18.07.2012                      28.Tammus. 5772

Innenpolitik:

Welfare services fear copycat self-immolations

5 attempt to follow in Silman’s footsteps; Knesset hearing highlights desperation of those seeking public housing.

The Welfare and Social Services Ministry is bracing itself for what could become a wave of copycat self-immolation acts after Haifa resident Moshe Silman set himself on fire Saturday night at a social justice protest….