Too many have suffered from mental health issues from this year alone, and some unfortunate circumstances have led to the dire outcome of suicide. It’s clear that this is a topic to be taken seriously.
Yet, this politician has publicly shared his thoughts on the matter, and to say that they’re insensitive would be an understatement.
PAS Senator Mohd Apandi claims that Korean dramas have contributed to teenage suicides in Malaysia.
He told the Dewan Negara, K-dramas tend to depict suicides as common for those who feel they have failed in life.
“Agree or not, when there’s a failure, there’s suicide.” pic.twitter.com/TfwsnUfXJ2
— BFM News (@NewsBFM) October 13, 2021
PAS Senator Mohd Apandi Mohamad suggests that Korean dramas are one of the reasons for the alarming suicide rates amongst Malaysian teens.
While debating the 12th Malaysia Plan at the Dewan Negara sitting yesterday, the senator insinuated that suicides are portrayed in…