On 13 April 2021 Israel Defense Forces veteran Itzik Saidyan attempted to self-immolate himself outside the Rehabilitation Department’s office of the Defense Ministry with which he had been in disputation. Symbolically, he chose the eve of Israel’s annual Memorial Day for ‘fallen soldiers and terror victims’. Saidyan had physical injuries and PTSD from frontline combat More
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