Israeli who performed self-immolation dies

Moshe Silman was in social protest movement launched last summer to denounce soaring living costs.

    A protester in Israel who performed an act of self-immolation exactly one week ago has died.

    Moshe Silman had been part of the country's social protest movement, which launched last summer to denounce high living costs that have created deep economic uncertainty

    Al Jazeera's Melissa Chan reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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