Now there are two victims. Tyler Clementi and Dharun Ravi. The former paid with his life. The latter will pay with his future. With the jury’s guilty verdict in the so-called Rutgers University webcam spying case, Ravi, it appears, has been turned into the proverbial sacrificial lamb for society’s collective guilt about its own bias...
NEW DELHI (AP) — Ram Babu’s last days were typical in India’s growing rash of suicides. The poor farmer’s crop failed and he defaulted on the $6,000 loan he had taken to buy a tractor. The bank’s collectors hounded him, even hiring drummers to go round the village drawing attention to his shame. “My father...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police in South Korea say a passenger found hanged in a plane bathroom apparently killed himself during the flight. A police official based at Incheon International Airport said Tuesday the man was found hanging by his belt from a clothes hanger after the flight landed. Monday’s Asiana Airlines flight had...
On February 28 2010, a Japanese university student allegedly caused an express bus to crash in Hiroshima. 22-year-old junior at Kagoshima University, Yuki Kajita, told investigators that he wanted to die. There have been many more cases such as Yuki Kajita’s during the last year. According to a National Police Agency (NPA) report in Japan,...
Malaysia’s rigged electoral system
Sun, May 19, 2013 4:17PM UTC
Southern China rains kill 55, leave 14 missing
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Death toll in collapsed Indonesia mine rises to 6
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Chinese premier heads to India to boost ties
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More controversy for Japan party over sex comments
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Burma leader frees prisoners ahead of US visit
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Cyclone Mahasen fizzles as it hits Bangladesh
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