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Bus Drivers Crucify Themselves Over Layoffs

Bus Drivers Crucify Themselves Over Layoffs
Posted August 30th, 2013 @ 11:56am by Arden Dier, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– A group of bus drivers in Paraguay is going to extreme measures to get back the jobs they say they were fired from: They crucified themselves—three weeks ago, reports the BBC. The men (some media reports say five, other say eight) used 15-inch nails to affix their hands to crosses that have been laid on the ground, and they've been in that position since losing their jobs after clamoring for better pay and conditions. Their wives are taking turns, too, the Telegraph reports. "I am joining in today. Tomorrow it will be another mom," said one, who asked that the country's president come and see the "inhuman situation."


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