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Thursday, March 14, 2013

Korea reels over the suicide of high school student as more info on his abuse is revealed


Article: Full suicide note of high school student revealed

Source:
Herald News via Nate [the same high school student previously posted here]

"Mom, sorry I won't be coming home today. I'm sorry to dad, too.
Nuna, I'm sorry. By the time you guys see this note, I'll be dead...
I'm so sorry I won't be able to apologize to you in person.
My family will have it the hardest when I die.
Mom, dad, nuna, I'm sorry I'm like this.
I'm so naive and maybe a fool, I always forget the things I need.
I even broke my cellphone and lost them quite a few times,
on top of forgetting to bring my school supplies some days.
You probably got annoyed with me when that happened.
But I really love you for always taking care of me. I'll love you forever even after I die.
I'm sorry that your maknae who didn't even study that well is dead.
I'm sorry that I'm dead when I still have so many days and a future left to live.

I'll be writing the reason for my death from this point on.
Police ajusshis, this is where I'll write about the abuse I endured.
If you continue to deal with school violence like the way you are now, you will 100% never be able to resolve it.
In class, in bathrooms, corners, there are so many places where CCTV isn't installed or can't reach.
This is where the torture happens.
From 2011 to now, these are the names of the kids who tortured me.
_________names_____________
They normally beat students up in rooms without CCTV or where they know the CCTV will record in bad quality.
I feel that it's an excuse when schools say that they don't have the money to install or upgrade CCTV.
School violence includes physical violence, theft, verbal abuse, cyber abuse, bread shuttles, etc.
What I had to endure was physical violence, theft, and verbal abuse.
If you really want to prevent school violence, you need to make sure that the CCTVs are either upgraded or installed in areas that others can't reach.
Lastly, I'm filled with tears as I write this note uncomfortably from the rooftop and not from the comfort of my own home.
But I love you.
♡ I'm so thirsty. I'm sorry for complaining until the last word.. but can you get me a glass of water...?"

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1. [+794, -6] This child seems to have wanted to send a message to society with his death... He sounds so calm and collected in his letter.. He's not at all resentful of what happened to him.. He just wrote down the facts, as they happened..

2. [+688, -9] I'm filled with such anger as I read this note. I wonder what consequences the students will receive when nothing, even ripping their bodies to shreds, is enough for what they've done. They'll probably be sent to juvie for a year or two, those devils. To all the victims of school violence, realize that even if you die, your aggressors will continue living life just fine. So don't die. Instead, kill them. It may be wrong but it's better that the aggressor dies than you.

3. [+656, -3] How lax and faulty is the school's response system for school violence that I can feel his frustration even in a suicide note? Even at his point of death, he's pointing out everything that needs to be fixed, so why aren't the adults listening? How tortured was he that he felt the need to point out the faults in the system even in his suicide note?

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Last image of him caught on CCTV

Article:
Kyungsan suicide high school student, the torture he faced becomes unveiled... Forced to take his clothes off in the classroom

Source:
No Cut News via Nate

1. [+137, -1] They seriously need to make sure that those students can never be a part of society ever again

2. [+83, -3] I hope that his classmates will tell the truth about everything. It's the least they can do for his death.

3. [+61, -4] Criminals do not deserve rights

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Article:
"High school student's suicide... forced to expose his penis in his classroom"

Source: Yonhap News via Nate

A classmate testified that on July of 2011, a classmate (one of the names mentioned in his suicide letter) forced the student to take out his penis and show it to the entire class. The classmate was a part of a 7~8 member group of iljins who were known throughout the Kyungsan region for their iljin activities.

1. [+237, -2] Forget all the youth protection laws. Strip them down, tie them by the ankles, and hang them up at the rooftop of the school for all to see.

2. [+206, -1] It gives me goose bumps to think that they're even human.

3. [+202, -2] Their parents did not raise human beings but animal ba$tards

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93 comments:

  1. Ugh, I'm so speechless on how heartless human beings can be.
    I truly wish the best for his family and may he rest in peace.

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  2. Sick iljin bastards. Korea needs to get on this bullying shit properly.

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  3. The things that they made that poor child do...I'm beyond disgusted in those boys and I hope they feel every bit of consequence that they're going to face. I hope that school officials and the government take this message seriously and actively look to mitigate school violence. It's no laughing matter when your country happens to be the one with the highest suicide rate in the world. That means something is seriously wrong and something needs to be changed

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  5. I HATE BULLIES SOOOOOOO MUCH.

    I feel very lucky to really never experience it and very sorry for all the victims.

    The society needs to step up to protect innocent victims and punish bullies severely.

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  6. That is one seriously heartbreaking letter. For his parents to read that, I can't even imagine. Things should never have to get this bad for society to take notice. My only wish is that people start making change before more kids end their lives.

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  7. this is so so so sad. people should learn to think about the consequences of their words and actions. rip.

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  8. Reminds me of Jungle Fish 2. Where the girl jumped off the roof because she felt that was the only way she'd be heard. This is so heartbreaking.

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  9. Suicide is not the answer and never will be.

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  10. That letter really broke my heart. I cannot believe not one of his friends reported this matter to any school teacher or persons of authortity. Is there not some sort of a bullying campaign in Korea because in Australia there are so much stuff about it.

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  11. It's not Korea only, unfortunately.

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  12. Yaidaris RodriguezMarch 14, 2013 at 12:17 AM

    Ihonestly shed tears while reading that note... I also can't believe nobody, not even a friend reported this...

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  13. I was tearing up when I read the letter.. Imagine how much his family members must have felt? The last sentence is too heart breaking.. Rest in Peace, child..

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  14. " I'm filled with tears as I write this note uncomfortably from the rooftop and not from the comfort of my own home. "



    OMG. These words.

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  15. I'm crying. Can't believe things like this still happen in this world. And it's sad that in Korea most problem will end up with suicide.

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  16. I guess I understand now why they can't forgive iljins, if all iljins behave like that schoole most be hell in earth. I hope he rest in peace.

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  17. Korea has a higher suicide rate than most countries yes. But bullying exist everywhere.

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  18. this is a genuine question: are you implying the boy is at fault for committing suicide?

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  19. We all know suicide is never the answer, but who really knew how much the child have went through? He could have thought the bullying, suffering days are endless.. He was only 13 when these horrible stuff happened and it went on for two years straight.. I assume the school/police tried to do something but in the end, all things remain the same.

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  20. The first comment on the top made notice of a sign that a person is ready to die.
    A person who wants to commit suicide has attitude changes. They start to give out their most valuable things to other people. They start to see the world in a positive light and they start to show love to their loved ones like they didn't do before. They feel the surge of happiness and calm before they finally cut the last thread. I'm so sorry to hear and read this. Looking at the pic of the letter, there are some blurry parts where his tears might have fallen as he wrote his suicide note to his family. :'( This happens everywhere but it seems that nobody knows the right solution to this. What I can say is that parents need to be involved more with their children's lives, not to the point of manipulating them, but a simple how are you? would have been a good way to let the kid open up to them. This doesn't mean that his parents might have neglected him and what not but just in general. :'( May his soul rest in peace.

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  21. I was bullied when I was in middle school. Actually, I was absolutely sure that I wanted to kill myself and had even started preparing. However, a few days before I did it, I saw my grandma (I was living with her) crying and smiling over a picture of me when I was a little younger. I was so disgusted with myself because if I did indeed kill myself, my grandma and mom were the ones that were going to suffer because of me. So I endured it for a year more and moved to the US to live with my mom, starting anew. Here, I had/have a totally different attitude towards potential bullies and I was not afraid to speak up against them in put them in their rightful place. What I'm trying to say is that people should speak up. I know it's not easy, but it's the only way out of it. That, or endurance and stubbornness.

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  22. What I was implying is that, always try to find a better solution. Suicide wont solve the problem. And people around him has to help and support him too. Now that a person is gone, people are starting to realize whats really happening. Im mot saying that anyone is at fault.

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  23. There needs to be serious changes in handling bullying. That's all that I can say right now.

    Rest in Peace. Seek rest in Heaven now.

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  24. that is why korean really really hates bullying . so stupid fans dont make excuse for your bullying idols

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  25. I hope you're living a happier life filled with blessings now. :)

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  26. Bullying is bullying. You cannot measure bullying on a scale of least sickening to most sickening and then just say Korea has the worst.

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  27. how sad, rip. also netizens, most of u are bullies too.

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  28. wow........ he was indeed very composed in his letter, and I was teary-eyed while reading it but the last part of his letter just made me BAWL. He was human too. I don't know why people do things that they KNOW will hurt someone else. WHY. I still don't understand. If you'd hate it being done to you, WHY do it another human being. UGH
    and about them making him show his penis in class? I'm appalled. Considering that incident occurred back in 2011, he must have went through a LOT since then to bring him to that point. I'm torn. May his soul rest in peace..... :(

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  29. the problem is that there should be some support behind them. I am not judging his parents but at some point, he should have seen some support from his parents for this. I'm not blaming the parents. RIP to him.

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  30. It's possible his parents didn't know
    In bullying/suicide cases, there are many times parents didn't realize their kids were bullied until they read the suicide notes.

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  31. No wonder NK can do what they want to SK cause SK are full of cowards!

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  32. I had a similar experience. I haven't really been bullied but there was one time I remember in middle school when I was waiting for my bus quietly and this random mean girl came up to me and said "You are so ugly" or something. Now, I was extremely quiet in middle school... but I mustered up all my courage and answered back "I'm not ugly" quite menacingly. I swear I was so scared that my life flashed before my eyes bc this girl was kinda.. scary LOL. Much to my amusement she totally backtracked and mumbled something about "it was just a joke"(LOL sure). Anyway, it shocked her enough so that she never spoke to me again. The solution isn't always as easy but sometimes these people go after 'easy targets'. You gotta prove to them that they are wrong and stand up for yourself before they turn teasing you into a bullying habit. But Like I said, the solution ins't always as easy. I was lucky that we were kind of isolated so she couldn't draw in support from a group of friends or smth.

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  33. They hate bullies but are they doing anything?


    Laws are pathetic. School are pathetic. How the fuck can the teachers even let bullies happen in school is beyond belief not to mention the other students who are cowards or even have the mentality "As long it's not me it's OK".

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  34. I'd say they need the ROK Marines to give them a lesson or two.

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  35. wow, i was fully crying when reading his note. this is such a tragedy, all i can say is R.I.P and i look forward to the day those animals get what they deserve.

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  36. Those bullies should receive every punishment coming to them....They have the balls to do that,and not take responsibility for the life that they've ruined?! I am appalled beyond belief.


    My heart dropped to read the part about his family.....


    I may be naive,and try to see the good in people...but stuff like this shows how heartless and inhumane people can truly be.

    No one should take this kind of treatment,and no one should be alone./sigh/Sadly, some people aren't capable of reaching out to others I guess..

    R.I.P <3 Sending my prayers to his tortured soul, and to his family as well. <3

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  37. The punishment that the perpetrators receive will not be able to make up for the pain that the family will have to live through for the rest of their lives.

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  38. I want to see a news report of what the school and authorities are doing about the Bullies mentioned in his letter. I wonder if they were expelled .....
    or are they still attending school as the admin "investigates whether this is true before punishing the bullies" ---> cuz that is total BULLSHIT

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  39. It wouldn't surprise me if those fucking sons of bitches that bullied the poor boy got off a light sentence by school authorities.

    Hell, a friend of mine was stoned in the head and nearly died - yet the ugly motherfucker who did it only got what, a whole week of cleaning the school after end of all classes? Korea's really pussy when it comes to taking on school violence.

    I'd say those bullies should be kicked out of school and sent to a juvenile detention center for at least a whole year. And if they bully again, then God be willing, they should be legally forbidden to attend school.

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  40. 2. [+688, -9] I'm filled with such anger as I read this note. I wonder what consequences the students will receive when nothing, even ripping their bodies to shreds, is enough for what they've done. They'll probably be sent to juvie for a year or two, those devils. To all the victims of school violence, realize that even if you die, your aggressors will continue living life just fine. So don't die. Instead, kill them. It may be wrong but it's better that the aggressor dies than you.

    <--------------------Is that commentor implying that the victim should result to hurting someone else? Look at columbine...(it may not be a good example..but) the victim may be tortured,but with the right resources the result can turn into something deadly... many people will get hurt in the end. So,no...I don't think killing them would be right.

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  41. poor boy he must've felt so terrible..:'(

    i know what it feels to be bullied,thankfully i managed to overcome it

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  42. and on another article you're all asking people to forget about what soyu did in the past. if she was iljin, and made people suffer, i hate to see her success and shake her tail in front of the people she was bullied back then..

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  43. Having gone to school in Korea myself, I think it's strongly because even the teachers and other students are scared of being picked off outside school.

    These iljins don't go bullying just inside school. They do it outside it as well (perhaps even more), making them all the more dangerous and anyone that goes up against them more vulnerable to much more severe violence from them.

    It's sort of something along the lines of 'rule by fear'. We're talking about crazy hub-dubbas that tend to have ridiculously strong grudges against anyone that goes up against them and won't rule out blackmailing, crippling or even killing their victims. Basically, teenage criminal gangs.


    Not something what teachers or other students can really do much against. If anything, the police need to go harder and I frankly wouldn't mind if they had to use force on such imbeciles.

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  44. What did they make him do?

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  45. this is sad

    my cousin too was bullied but no one knew until his sister saw him being bullied inside his classroom with some of his other classmates laughing at him. only then he told his parents what they did to him.

    the school then transferred my cousin to another class and thankfully, his new classmates were nicer. the punishment for the bullies - suspension of 1 week only.

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  46. But people change as they age. If they are nice people and feel regretful over the past, I can overlook it.

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  47. Last article, bottom.


    "A classmate testified that on July of 2011, a classmate (one of the names mentioned in his suicide letter) forced the student to take out his penis and show it to the entire class. The classmate was a part of a 7~8 member group of iljins who were known throughout the Kyungsan region for their iljin activities.


    I'm feeling quite ill reading this letter. The portion shown in the picture of his letter was the part to the policemen, and while he sounds totally level headed, I can't help but think what a terrible waste. His life could have been so much different, so much changed. He sounded smart too. It's really sad that bullying got to him.


    Being forced to take out your genitalia to show to everyone.. might come close to what someone being raped against their will feel like. It's that losing all sense of dignity and pride, being reduced to something they themselves don't even want to see. Rape cases and bullying should always be the top priority that Korea needs to work on, socially. These children's lives are always so fragile before they can fend for themselves and not go astray by bad influences or bad examples set by irresponsible parents or other adults, or the media.

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  48. Those bullies are indeed very wrong - yet before condemning them to eternal torture, shouldn't we be asking how did these kids become like this in the first place?


    Instead of such ad hoc outbursts of anger, which is completely understandable, shouldn't we look at the root of the problem and then try to eradicate it?

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  49. i am angry now,i always say to my students that we are all equal,i always teach them to respect others,listen them,
    teach them that bully is not good if they see it report it,teacher will try to solve it,
    in my country there are a alot of seminar bout bullying,it is not solving the problem instantly but reduce it,
    cz the root of problem in family,
    and of course suicide never be the answer,school is replica of reality,they need to fight,overcome it,and grow up n become mature wisely,

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  50. "To all the victims of school violence, realize that even if you die, your aggressors
    will continue living life just fine. So don't die. Instead, kill them. It may be wrong but it's better that the aggressor dies than you. "

    ^DAMN... THIS PART OF THAT COMMENT IS PRETTY STRONG.

    1. [+237, -2] Forget all the youth protection laws. Strip them down, tie them by the ankles, and hang them up at the rooftop of the school for all to see

    ^I AGREE WITH THIS. LEGALISM!

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  51. There was a time when I was in high school that my school admins were very strict in terms of student groups. I'm not talking only about official orgs but even groups of friends. Our educ. system is similar in Korea where your classmates are the same for all subjects. Our school policy was there should be no more than 2 students in the same class seen hanging out together outside the classroom. During lunch, you can only join one of your classmate, or other students from other classes. It worked for us, bullying was lessened. I hope Korea implements a similar system and be very strict about it.

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  52. The bullied students will always have scars. Remember that too.

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  53. Media need to cover this news. Broadcast this iljins' face in national tv. See if their parents still saying "My son is a good boy. That kid is false accusing my son."
    My heart shrunk when I read the suicide note. The picture from the cctv is so blurry you can't even see who is in the picture.

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  54. I'm wondering, has there been/is there any anti-bullying campaigns in SK? I would think they'd already started a huge campaign and have celebrities like idols or actors also involved in it because even if it's a hard to talk about it, it has to be talked about. Of course the police also has make a change. But they could have famous people give out encouraging words or have them who've been though struggles themselves give an example to these kids that things get better and that suicide is not the answer. I'm just throwing out ideas out of my head but there really should be some kind of bigger nationwide discussion about this.

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  55. I'll never understand what joy people find in hurting others.

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  56. This is so sickening.

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  57. I'll never understand bullying. I was bullied for around 3~5 years and well.. you know.. It's hard. It still is. Even 4 years later I'm still afraid opening up to other people. And one time it's going to get to everyone who was bullied. Endless tears and suicidal thoughts. It's really traumatizing. So I can't understand why there are so loose 'punishments' for the a**holes who enjoy bullying people. u.u
    My condolences to the family and friends of this poor soul.

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  58. i cried at the part when he asked for water T^T i dunno why but I just cried!

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  59. yes, and not just the usual 2 years but way longer

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  60. what i have heard about is, that those iljins are mostly from rich and influential families these days. So what is the point of the victims to report the bullying? those iljins from good families will get away anyway with the help of their families. And the iljins families will try to keep quiet about those incidents, since this could hurt their oh so precious reputation. the victim won't get anything out of reporting it, in fact it might just lead to even more grave bullying, if that's even possible. So this is basically not just about violence at school but how korea's society is in favor of the rich and influential. First thing they should change is that everyone should be the same in front of the law, only if that happens the victims will gain the courage to ask for help instead of seeing suicide as the last option.

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  61. I was bullied in middle school and I was depressed for a long time. These were the worst years of my life. I was also suicidal, but too much of a coward to kill myself. There's just too much ahead of you to throw your life away because of one moment of your life and as cliche as it is, what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. I hope this kid rests in peace and may society resolve this problem.

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  62. Bullying is worse in the states than in Korea trust me the high suicide rate is because of education/work not bullying.

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  63. That suicide note is so sad. Then the other kid who was forced to expose himself is troubling beyond words. All of this is heartbreaking. I wish school officials would properly address this issue because putting CCTV everywhere is not the problem.


    They need to have police officers and counseling professions make regular visit so school to talk to these children. They need to form huge anti-bullying campaigns so that they can spread awareness and save lives. Everyday it seems a child commits suicide.


    School officials are too scared of really discipline bullies. They're worried about their school records being affected and other important things. They're not concerned enough about the victims because if they were, then this wouldn't continue to happen at this alarming rate.

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  64. You are absolutely right about MOGEF. All they do is worry about Kpop being inappropriate. They need to worry about more important things that are actually causing death, pain, or isolation in Korean society. I can't stand this organization. They really suck at doing their job.

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  65. Teachers should be taught how to deal with bullying incidents. Student counselors and principals should be part of this. Schools should do something when bullying cases come to daylight. Of course parents should be involved in this all. Cooperation with parents and teachers against bullying.

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  66. The problem with the article on Soyu is that they are ASSUMING she is an iljin. When Soyu was on a variety show, she said she has a hairdressing license and netizens claimed that she is an iljin because of that. In Korea, people assume once you have a job like a hairdresser, nurses aide, and many other low paying professions, you were an iljin. Iljins are associated with people who didn't go to college, so had to resort to low paying jobs. We all know that some people just do not go to college and it doesn't mean all those people were bullies/iljins.

    They have no proof beyond the hairdressing license to say she is an iljin. That is what my issue is. They are judging her because in Korea, social class bias still very much exists. We all know that a person may have a hairdressing license because they love it, enjoy it, or want something as a backup plan if their plan A doesn't work out. If they can prove she was indeed an iljin and had irrefutable proof, then it wouldn't be a problem.



    However, seeing how they make it their mission to bring people down just by spreading vicious rumors, many netizens are no better than the iljins they are condemning.

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  67. " Instead, kill them. It may be wrong but it's better that the aggressor dies than you."

    His letter make me sad that we lost another one because of bullying but comments like these make me as sad. Physical violence is not an answer to physical violence, right?

    I'm more angered that things like these still happen and teachers don't bat on eye. Or other students. When I was in high school bullying just wasn't there anymore. Everyone's mindset was that bullying was embarrassing. You just didn't do that shit in high school anymore.

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  68. Unfortunately cameras won't help anything, they really need to change society's attitude towards bullying. Plus why did he not tell anyone about this? Probably bc he didn't feel like he could talk to anyone. The poor kid, I know how it feels like being bullied.

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  69. Bla bla bla. I bet if this kind of bullying happens in front of your face, people like you who just writing long sentences of crap won't do anything. I read all of your comments in other article, you're all no less that those iljins. I have been bullied my self in junior high, and I know all the character who would do nothing instead of pitying if others being bullied. Shut up, your words wont do nothing bunch of cowards

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  70. Bla bla bla. I bet if this kind of bullying happens in front of your face, people like you who just writing long sentences of crap won't do anything. I read all of your comments in other article, you're all no less that those iljins. I have been bullied in junior high, and I know all the character who would do nothing instead of pitying if others being bullied. Shut up, your words wont do nothing bunch of cowards

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  71. I can imagine their guilt, anger and utter frustration. On top of sorrow ugh...

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  72. This honestly breaks my heart to read.. especially seeing the kid walking on that last picture that has been made off him now imagining that he's no longer here.
    I feel so sad, and this will be a mark left on his parents forever. How will they deal with this pain? But mostly i feel so sorry for that person.. coming to the conclusion that only killing himself will get him away from the bullies. His whole life he could've lived, al the things he could've still seen in his life are gone. Al because of that ------------ ass bullies. Seriously how can people be like that? how can people bully another? Cases like this i feel ashamed to be human. And i hope those bullies will get the punishment they deserve and that this will chase them for their whole whole lives.
    But now another thing for the whole korea bullying thing, bullying is BIG thing in Korea. More then any other country. Korea's school system is FUCKED UP those kids are fucked up. Where were the teachers when this all happened? why didn't those cowards of whitnesses didn't say a single thing about it towards the higher people on school? i can get so mad because of this. Someone took his life out of despair.. i wonder how i mustve been for him to write that death letter... it's just.. sigh i wish i coulve helped this boy someway though i live on the other side of the world.. People like this i feel so sorry for.

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  73. what btw did he meant with this? ♡ I'm so thirsty. I'm sorry for complaining until the last word.. but can you get me a glass of water...?"

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  74. yet this lesson will go ignored, i am quite sure of that. stuff like this has happened before and continues to happen without any change. half the people who complain about this have no real right to do so, at least from my point of view. you tell random strangers to die or get lost or that they are lower than other human beings yet all your words and rhetoric changes when they take their own lives. after that these people b*tch about 'changing the system' and punishing perpetrators yet fail to back their words up with actions and fail to realize that they (society) are the root of the problem. not just aimed at k-nets but the majority of people. as long as society continues to uphold a hierachy of sorts, the opportunity for bullying becomes extremely widespread. double standards dont help either, b*tching about someone from the safety of your bedroom onto the world wide web, is just as bad as having the courage to go and say it to their faces. i am not saying other countries dont have issues with bullying but if korea wants to solve this, then the system/society must change, otherwise we will be left with the irony of some random people lamenting a poor kid's bullying-related death one minute and the next start swearing at a random rich guy on the internet who had the 'nerve' to publicly warn people over hacking his account, only to cease when he was finally taken his own life.



    personally i am really angry with this kid, not because i dont sympathize with him but because i have more sympathy for his family who will now live without a precious member for the remainder of their lives. despite my disdain for people who commit suicide, i can understand why a human being would be drawn to such desperate measures and of course, like everyone else, i demand that the perpetrators be bought to justice.

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  75. ROK marines will make those iljin be dead in just... 15 minutes. Amen!

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  76. Wow it's jut like the movie Bystander.. It was released almost 8 yrs ago and I dont think anything has improved with bullying in Korea which is sad.

    "So don't die. Instead, kill them. It may be wrong but it's better that the aggressor dies than you. " now I kinda understand why some netizens always leave not so nice comments maybe they also had problems while growing up

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  77. in my country right now, if this bullying,sexual abused, violence in school happen, and the victim report it to police or child protection institute or spread it to Media. all media like TV, Digital, Newspaper will report it every day, every hours and every minute until at least 2 weeks - 1 month. and they will compete each other to get exclusive interview with the victim, the family victim, school, police or with the suspect.

    At least it will help other victim to do not afraid to tell to other people about what happened to themselves.

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  78. 'They really need to change society's attitude towars bullying' that's whassup!

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  79. True. I watched a documentary on bullying in the states and how it affected everyone around them. About three of the students committed suicide and their parents were the ones telling their stories, while there were two still alive and fighting against bullying. All of the parents, when finding out about their child being bullied will always say, "we had no idea he was going through that. How come he never told us?"

    As hard as it is, even if we make our home as comfortable as it is, society will always find a way to fuck our child up. We can teach our child to be strong, kind hearted, brave, and that they can always find a friend in us when they need one but when that times come, they won't even utter a single word. I'm pretty sure that all of us at one point in our lives have thought about suicude or just death itself. It's the will power within ourself to live on against all odds. RIP to the poor boy.

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  80. No, sometimes asking kids a simple question, "how was school today?" Isn't going to help it. It's hard enough for them to be bullied at school already so when they come home and they hear the words, how was school today? It isn't going to easy for them to open up and tell someone about their wounds. We all have wounds that we can't tell someone just because they asked us, "how have you been?" Sorry, if I'm not making any sense. I know what im trying to say but it just won't come out into words. :/

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  81. For kids, communication is a very important part. If a parent doesn't ask their children how are you? then the kid will think her/his parents doesn't care about them. It doesn't necessarily mean that the parent will stick their neck into the kid's business but by just asking simple questions like this, the kid will know that the parent is there for them. Children of any age needs support and attention from parents. If you don't ask, they are not going to tell you anything. I've experience this as I have sisters in their teens and once in a while I ask them how are they? how's school? to show that I care for them.

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  82. Not all kids want to open up about that. I don't get why you think just because parents talk to their kids, they'll instantly reveal those infos.
    Alot of times they're afraid the bullies will escalate the violence if they tell an adult. Other times, kids feel ashamed or weak they're being bully so they don't want to tell others that. Some kids think they can tough it out until it escalate to the point that they can't handle the situation anymore.

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  83. well i was a bully why? cuz i like to prey on the weak

    society built on survival to the too many soft weak cry babies on this site

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  84. Korea has the worst because schools aren't taking the correct measures required to correct it.

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  85. "♡ I'm so thirsty. I'm sorry for complaining until the last word.. but can you get me a glass of water...?" This is so incredibly sad. This last sentence actually summarizes what this kid is feeling. " I'm so thirsty." - as in "I'm so tired of it all". "can you get me a glass of water...?" - as in "can you help me this last time, can you give me peace". It's like a metaphor he used. Giving a glass of water to a thirsty person is like giving him salvation. That's what this poor kid ask for, to be freed from all of his suffering.

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  86. Imagine studying from 7AM to 10PM every weekday. No room for extra-curricular activities. No room to socialize with friends. Just sitting in a classroom studying & loads of homework. (Even Superman cant take it, lol)

    Koreans feel happiness and satisfaction if they are doing comparatively better than somebody else.there's always pressure from everywhere unless you're the best at everything.The government/society puts so much pressure on its citizens to be perfect but fails to stand up for their individual rights & care about their quality of life. Its soo sad. Plastic surgery is world trend. In US, some people are too wild and undiscipline. If I am JW, ill do things that makes me happy. Wishing her the best of ething and ignore all the craziness. Lols

    Some people said suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. I hope they realize that everything will be okay. not now, but soon. :) Life is not ours to take. Sigh. *

    I admit Korean dramas are fun to watch , There biggest problem is that they're only fun in the beginning. They get boring as the episodes drag on . Or they target house wife audience? Every k-drama is all about love. American dramas are so long, so many seasons like PLL & VD at the beginning it was fun and interesting but now im seriously like -_______- Lols. Put Valid Love on your list now, lmao.

    Rain has a reputation being a player? The downside of being popular-people want you to die alone.lols Some knets are too harsh to the two. Do you remember if their is a real life couple act together in one drama?

    I hope BB continues to be great until the end. Try to watch Mr, Back fantasy story* Jang Nara & Shin Ha Kyun you will laugh so hard while watching it. A 70 yrs old grumpy old man who transformed to a 35yo funny and energetic man . Lols

    BB, MB, TGM, LG- My rays of sunshine. Lol

    Are you bored in this convo? Lmao

    Enjoy your weekend! Thankyou! Big Hug***

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