A doctor can help a seriously ill patient take their own life by consuming a lethal drug, without risking going to jail, says constitutional court order.
Social media apps encourage perfectionism and damage human psychology, particularly affecting teenagers, and can even push them to the point of suicide.
The company behind a 3D-printed pod which can help carry out assisted suicide expects it could be used early next year.
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.
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