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Social protests in memory of the protester who torched himself to death

Week after Moshe Silman set himself on fire and day after his death, social protesters hold rallies, memorial events across Israel.
The protesters chanted, "Moshe Silman is our brother" and sprayed the words "Regards from Moshe Silman" on the National Insurance Institute offices in Tel Aviv.
"Silman was a political person who died a political death, under political circumstances," protesters in Haifa said -

Moshe Silman, who became the symbol of the summer's social protest and died Friday after setting himself on fire during a social rally, is the focus of Saturday demonstrations across Israel.

Activists in Tel Aviv, Haifa, Jerusalem, Beersheba the Sharon are calling to translate the tragedy into social change.



Dozens of social protesters rallying outside the National Insurance Institute offices in Tel Aviv blocked several adjacent roads, including access to the Ayalon highway. E

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Added: Jul-21-2012 Occurred On: Jul-21-2012
By: aydeo
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Tags: Social protests, Memory, Silman, Social justice
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