Tunisia suicide protest Mohammed Bouazizi

I realize with the Tucson shootings, I did not really follow what was happening in Tunisia and the Mohammed Bouazzi who set himself on fire.

Tunisia suicide protester Mohammed Bouazizi dies – BBC

and the Times has republished the famous photo of the Buddhist Monk who set himself on fire in Saigon to protest the war. This image was so shocking then.  I just made the mistake of quickly looking at google images for self-immolation and too horrific to stay on too long. many women. I can still be shocked by photos where I don’t want to look.