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A man who died after self-immolating in front of Supreme Court was a climate activist

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Alan Bruce, 50, died after setting himself on fire in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. Those who knew Bruce say he was protesting against inaction on the climate crisis. In Buddhism, the ascetic practice of self-immolation is extremely rare. The incident comes as the Supreme Court is set to rule on what could be one of the most consequential cases in decades.
Published 9 months ago · Washington, United States

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A man who died after self-immolating in front of Supreme Court was a climate activist

A man who died on Saturday after setting himself on fire in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC, was a climate activist, according to social media posts from various people who claim to know him.

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Activist's self-immolation stirs questions on faith, protest

Wynn Bruce, a 50-year-old climate activist and Buddhist, set himself on fire in front of the U.S. Supreme Court last week , prompting a national conversation about his motivation and whether he may have been inspired by Buddhist monks who self-immolated in the past to protest government atrocities.

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Activist's self-immolation stirs questions on faith, protest

Last Friday, on Earth Day, a 50-year-old photographer and climate-change activist named Wynn Bruce set himself on fire outside the U.S. Supreme Court

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A man who died after self-immolating in front of Supreme Court was a climate activist

A climate activist died this weekend after setting himself on fire on Earth Day on the plaza in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC.

9 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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