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Released prisoner self-immolates to protest against the PA for denying him a salary

Headline: “Released prisoner sets himself on fire in front of the Ministry of Finance in El-Bireh to demand a monthly allowance”
     “Yesterday [June 30, 2013] a 21 year-old man set himself on fire in front of the Ministry of Finance offices in the city of El-Bireh in a suicide attempt to protest the fact that the Ministry of Prisoners’ Affairs does not allot him a monthly salary.
The young man, Wisam Bilal Khalil Ma’aruf, from the Tulkarem District, set fire to himself yesterday morning in front of passersby after immersing himself in a flammable substance; however security guards saved his life…
Ma’aruf is demanding that the Ministry of Prisoners’ Affairs allot him a monthly salary. Any person who was imprisoned for over five consecutive years is entitled to this allowance.”
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