18 Sep '11, 7am

Rejected As Teachers, Five Tunisians Try to Hang Themselves | Care2 Causes

Rejected As Teachers, Five Tunisians Try to Hang Themselves | Care2 Causes

Five Tunisians who did not pass a competition to become teachers attempted to hang themselves on Friday, according to Al Jazeera . Witnesses report that the five men in the impoverished Kasserine region climbed onto an improvised scaffold outside the education ministry and tied rope nooses around their necks. Bystanders rescued them and all were taken to the hospital. Four have been released; one man who is 43 years old — the maximum age to enter the Tunisian civil service — suffered a head injury and remains hospitalized. The other four men are all in their 40s. All five are unemployed and, while they had the appropriate qualifications to teach, they had not been able to get jobs under ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. Prior to Friday, the five and others had staged a sit-in to protest “alleged discrimination against their region in hiring civil servants.” Kasseri...

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