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A woman pays respect on March 5, 2013 outside the city hall of Varna, on the site where a man who became a symbol of the three-week wave of protests against corruption, set himself on fire. Plamen Goranov, a 36-year-old amateur photographer and rock climber, died the day before after setting himself ablaze on February 20 in the Black Sea city of Varna. Goranov's self-immolation prompted Varna protestors to adopt his cause and turn their initial anger over high electricity bills against the long-time mayor, whom they accused of corruption and favouritism towards a local business group. AFP PHOTO / NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV (Photo credit should read NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV/AFP/Getty Images)
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A woman pays respect on March 5, 2013 outside the city hall of Varna, on the site where a man who became a symbol of the three-week wave of protests against corruption, set himself on fire. Plamen Goranov, a 36-year-old amateur photographer and rock climber, died the day before after setting himself ablaze on February 20 in the Black Sea city of Varna. Goranov's self-immolation prompted Varna protestors to adopt his cause and turn their initial anger over high electricity bills against the long-time mayor, whom they accused of corruption and favouritism towards a local business group. AFP PHOTO / NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV (Photo credit should read NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV/AFP/Getty Images)
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A woman pays respect on March 5 2013 outside the city hall of Varna... News Photo 163127627Adult,Bulgaria,City,Corruption,Fire,Hall,Horizontal,Politics,Protest,Set,Site,Symbol,Varna,Wave,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA woman pays respect on March 5, 2013 outside the city hall of Varna, on the site where a man who became a symbol of the three-week wave of protests against corruption, set himself on fire. Plamen Goranov, a 36-year-old amateur photographer and rock climber, died the day before after setting himself ablaze on February 20 in the Black Sea city of Varna. Goranov's self-immolation prompted Varna protestors to adopt his cause and turn their initial anger over high electricity bills against the long-time mayor, whom they accused of corruption and favouritism towards a local business group. AFP PHOTO / NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV (Photo credit should read NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV/AFP/Getty Images)