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Four Armenian Protesters Set Themselves Alight

(RFE/RL) December 7, 2007 -- A woman and three teenagers tried to set themselves on fire in front of the president's office in Yerevan today to protest what they said was police inaction in investigating the death of a relative.

At least two of the protesters were hospitalized with burns.

The protesters were Yezidis, an ethnic Kurdish religious community.

(AP, ARMinfo, Interfax)

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