Department of Veterans’ Affairs ‘cruel and inhumane,’ says ex-serviceman’s widow

A woman whose husband committed suicide after serving in the Air Force for ten years has been described by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs as “cruel” and “inhumane”. Most important points: Madonna Paul’s Husband Michael Was Finally Diagnosed with Depression and White Card for PTSD After Being Fired After Michael’s death, Ms. Paul struggled to … Read more

Mandeep Kaur, Indian woman who died by suicide in US, ‘endured torture for her daughters’, family says

Mandeep Kaur’s mother and sister at their home in the Bijnor neighborhood of UP. Bijnor, U.P.: “Her husband tortured her for years and demanded a son. But she said she wouldn’t leave him because she couldn’t raise her two daughters. We understood,” said the father of Mandeep Kaur, a 30-year-old woman from Uttar Pradesh who … Read more

Family of Canberra wife Bronte Haskins summons ACT coroner to discover several people failed her in the lead up to her suicide

The family of Canberra woman Brontë Haskins has asked the ACT coroner to make negative findings about several people involved in her case before and after her suicide in 2020. Most important points: Brontë Haskins, 23, committed suicide in 2020 after suffering from substance abuse and mental illness Her mother summoned ACT’s coroner to discover … Read more

Austria mourns suicide of doctor targeted by anti-vaccination campaigns

CNN — Austrian leaders called for national unity after a doctor facing death threats by anti-vaccination activists and conspiracy theorists of the coronavirus pandemic committed suicide. “Let’s put an end to this intimidation and fear mongering. Hate and bigotry have no place in our Austria,” said President Alexander Van der Bellen, greeting Lisa-Maria Kellermayr as … Read more

Lisa-Maria Kellermayr commits suicide over COVID vaccine threat

An Austrian doctor who was targeted by anti-vaxxers for her public advocacy for the Covid-19 vaccines has committed suicide. The body of Lisa-Maria Kellermayr, who was often quoted in the media about the pandemic and the importance of vaccines, was found Friday in her office in rural northern Austria, according to Austrian media reports. Officials … Read more

WA government charged with failing high-risk Kimberley students over plans to tackle school truancy

The bureaucrat came with a piece of paper and told Beverley Malay that it was a plan to get her teenage son back to school. For the first time in a long time, the Kija woman hoped for change. “We were all looking forward to the plan because it might have helped our kids,” said … Read more

MMA fighter Paddy Pimblett wins fight at UFC London, calls on men to share feelings after boyfriend suicide

Liverpool’s Paddy Pimblett entranced the crowd at UFC London with a second-round win over Jordan Leavitt, before making an emotional appeal to men to talk about their feelings after his friend’s suicide death. Most important points: Paddy Pimblett Revealed Friend’s Death, Begging Men To Talk When They’re Struggling “Please let’s get rid of this stigma,” … Read more

Banksia Hill nightmare highlights urgent need for prison reform

The Banksia Hill children’s prison in Western Australia is an example of a failed rehabilitation system for incarcerated young people, writes Gerry Georgatos. WHEN I think of Banksia Hill Children’s Prison, I wish I could talk about prayer. I see only despair. I find myself writing again about our most vulnerable children, those of the … Read more