Monthly Archives: March 2016

Why is the number of suicide bombers increasing?

 Have you ever heard about the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam? The Tigers were a group that fought for an independent state in Sri Lanka. They were very organized and even had their own air force. Until 2009, when it was terminated, the movement used terrorism as an important war tactic and had killed the most people in the world…

Truths and lies on the internet: case report of a suicide broadcast over the web

Recently the British Journal of Psychiatry, one of the highest impact journals in psychiatry, published a case report about a young Swedish man who committed suicide and decided to broadcast his death over the Internet. At 11:51 AM on October 11, 2010, the 21-year-old created the thread “hanging” on a Swedish forum called Flashback. This forum is known to be…