A 48-year-old job-seeker in Birmingham, UK, tied himself to the railings outside the Selly Oak job center this morning and set himself on fire, the Birmingham Mail reported.
I think it was something to do with a payment he had not received, an eyewitness told the Birmingham Mail. He would have to have been very desperate to have done something like that.
Unemployed man sets himself on fire outside British job center | GlobalPost
Very sad, reminds me of that tunisian fruit vender who set himself on fire, which seemed to be one of the main catalyist's That sparked Tunisia's revolution.