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Saudi Arabia turns blind eye on rising suicide rates

Al-Rasheed, Madawi (2012) Saudi Arabia turns blind eye on rising suicide rates. Al-Monitor.

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A young Saudi man's March 2012 public suicide was caught on video. Madawi Al Rasheed writes that in line with its policy of denial, the regime’s response has been to blame the victim, invoking psychological disorders and Western influence in an attempt to depoliticize the wave of public suicides and ignore the demands of Saudi Arabia's youth.

Item Type: Article
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Additional Information: © 2012 Almonitor
Divisions: Middle East Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2014 09:17
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 14:35

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