Last year, Hannah Kimura, a pro-wrestler and star on a Japanese reality show Terrace House: Tokyo, Is known to have taken his life after relentless cyber-bullets. Now a Japanese court has charged an unnamed Osaka man with calling Kim 81 for his offensive messages to Kimura. Washington Post report. Courts in general are rarely seen facing cyber-threats, but this particular verdict has made some of Kimura’s fans feel particularly vulnerable. Online trolls are a dime-dozen-a-dozen, but in this case, the messages Kimura had were to ask, “When are you going to die?”
What should be the real cost of a cyber-threat, especially when it leads to a potential suicide? In December, Asia reported to Nikki An Osaka man who pleads guilty to public humiliation could face up to 29 days in prison or up to 10,000 yen (about ড 90). The final verdict is on the high-end of the potential fine, but does not include any time in jail. Nikkei told police that he wanted to “go back” to Kimura after the incident with a member of the male actor. Roof house (Which also brings several hateful messages from other viewers). Investigators say he also wrote a letter of apology to Kimura’s family.
Tara’s mother and Kyoko Kimura, a professional wrestler herself, also took over the producer Roof house Working to resolve conflicts between its competitors. He sued for human rights abuses, Washington Post reportHowever, it has been reduced by Japan’s Broadcasting Policy and Program Development Agency. It has acknowledged that Of Terrace House The original network, Fuji TV, had “problems with broadcasting ethics” and did not pay enough attention to the well-being of the cast members. But despite this finding, the agency does not consider it a human rights violation.
Kimura’s tragic story is a combination of the world of reality TV, where producers often show participants in dramatic stand-offs and the dramatic rise of cyber bullying over the past decade. UK reality series Love Island Is Several casts directly linked to suicide, With former beauty queen Sophie Grayden and football player Mike Thalassitis. Including competitors from other shows Hales Kitchen And American Idol, Have fought even after their rapid rise to fame. And while the focus has shifted to cyberbullying in schools, we’re still figuring out how to prevent online trolling before it can lead to dramatic consequences. According to Pew Research FoundationFifty-nine percent of U.S. teens report being raped or harassed online, and 90 percent believe it is a real problem affecting their age.
If you are experiencing suicidal or self-harm thoughts, you can reach the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255 or an online chat.