Activist lawyer burned himself to death to protest global warming

A green activist who was a pioneering lawyer for gay and transgender rights — including in the infamous “Boys Don’t Cry” murder case — committed suicide by setting himself on fire Saturday morning in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. In a gruesome protest against the ecological destruction of the earth, David Buckel, 60, left behind a charred…

Original published: 2018-04-14 18:33:27 Read the full New York City News here


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