The nation’s only suicide prevention hotline, Embrace, is overwhelmed by calls from the anguished Lebanese population.
With some laws dating back as far as 160 years, criminalisation of suicide deter people from seeking help instead of saving their lives, campaigners say.
The plight of the Bidoon is a six-decade story of a people denied citizenship and stigmatised in one of the world’s wealthiest states.
Economic hardships exacerbated by the pandemic as well as the stigma surrounding suicide attempt survivors are seen as possible reasons behind the mental health crisis reaching a new peak.
Entisar al Hammadi tried to commit suicide "due to the decision of the central prison administration to transfer her to the prison’s prostitution section", Gulf Centre for Human Rights says, citing "reliable sources".
Spain becomes the fourth country in EU to legalise euthanasia and assisted suicide for people with serious and incurable or debilitating diseases who want to end their life.
Meghan Markle, the wife of Prince Harry, casts the British royal family as uncaring and mendacious and says her son Archie had been denied the title of prince because there were concerns within the royal family about how dark his skin might be.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the country must follow the rule of law as police closed the case, a day after Attorney-General Christian Porter tearfully denied raping a 16-year-old fellow student in 1988.
John Geddert, with ties to disgraced sport doctor Larry Nassar, was charged with two dozen crimes, including forms of human trafficking, a step that prosecutors acknowledged was an uncommon use of Michigan law.
The number of people taking their own lives in Japan rose for the first time in over a decade last year as the pandemic reversed years of progress in combatting a stubbornly high suicide rate.
The al Qaeda-linked Al Shabab terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack, which has killed at least five people, including two Turks, and wounded 14. Turkey's Foreign Ministry condemns the attack.
Farmers have been protesting for nearly a month against agricultural reforms that allow corporations to buy directly from the producer, fearing they will push down crop prices.
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