Another self immolation in front of Egypt's parliament

Ahram Online, Thursday 20 Jan 2011

The "Sidi Bouzid syndrome" snowballs

Police forces prevented and arrested an Egyptian man from setting himself ablaze in front of the Egyptian parliament today morning. The man was identified as Saeed Abou Amany, a civil servant.

At least five Egyptians have set themselves on fire in Cairo and Alexandria since Monday, protesting unemployment and living conditions in the country.

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