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No. 30 of #50cases. Four siblings were born between 1982 and 1988. On numerous occasions between 1987 and 1992 grandparents, teachers and neighbours told others they were worried about the children. … Continued
No. 10 of #50cases. Steven suffered from severe depression. Walking alone down the high street of Brentwood one night in 1995, he attempted to commit suicide by cutting his wrists with a … Continued
No. 41 of #50cases. You are being obsessively stalked. You feel eyes watching you at every turn. Your property is damaged – car tyres burst, windows smashed. A warning that something’s … Continued
This is a case from 2006 about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), an abhorrent human rights abuse. It is often crudely performed, is sometimes fatal and leaves serious mental and physical scars, with … Continued
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The State must do all it can to protect potential suicide victims
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A woman's mother died whilst detained as a mental health patient. The court confirmed that human rights mean there is a positive duty on health authorities to take reasonable measures to prevent mental health patients from committing suicide.
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