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Yechimovich: Self-immolation cannot become a legitimate act

Labor chairwoman Shelly Yechimovich warned against self-immolation becoming a legitimate act of protest on Sunday, following the fifth attempted suicide-by-fire in a week's time.
Acknowledging the victimization of the first prominent man who set himself alight, Moshe Silman, Yechimovich said, "[Silman's] suicide cannot be allowed to become a legitimate act of protest.""Taking one's own life is an extreme and awful act and it cannot be idealized," she added.
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