The death of an Eleven-year-old who was being bullied, according to statements of parents ' representatives at a Berlin elementary school, apparently, and in the last week of the life of the area, employing many people. At otter elementary school in Reinickendorf, it is reported how – after the tragic events commemorative events to be given, in which flowers are laid and candles were lit.
"The grief is great," says one mother, whose child attends the first class of the school: "And, of course, the indignation, because bullying and violence are apparently a huge Problem at our school. It is very difficult to find the right way to deal with it, if in a few days school starts again. How do you explain to a first grader, why candles burn and flowers and photos?“
to the parents of the deceased girl's wish, finally, to grieve in peace. "The Problem is that the tragic loss of their child to a media event," said the Chairman of the total parent representation (GEV) of the school, Yeliz Demirel, the daily mirror: "of Course, it is very important that the massive problems that exist at the school, undoubtedly, will finally be solved. But also, we are now asked parents. We have already formed a crisis team.“
parents ' apartment since the days of camera crews
Yeliz Demirel besieged also noted that the Removal of the flowers and candles occurred in the last week, at the initiative of the head of the school, but because the girl's parents, whose apartment is under siege since the days of camera crews, had asked.
These were on Tuesday evening an appeal to the representatives of the press, such as the Senate administration for education announced. "As a family, grieves for her deceased daughter, we ask the media to end the public speculation about the circumstances of the death of our daughter," it says: "thanks to this reporting, we feel hurt us in our personal rights and privacy. We have lost our child, and we hope to be able to finally in peace and without any media attention in the family grieve. Please respect this wish.“
The parents are now in constant contact with the school's Director, says Yeliz Demirel. The wool is well set up today, Wednesday, a funeral room in the school building – not the memory of the road to banish, but to fulfil the request of the parents, and to protect the students.
Prosecutor's office: there is Currently no initial suspicion for the Crime
Isabella Heuser, Director of the hospital and University clinic for psychiatry and psychotherapy at the Benjamin Franklin Campus of the Charité hospital in Berlin, the very useful. "If the kids have to run every Morning at wreaths and lit candles, it can be very for some of them terrible. Especially students who were being bullied, could be re-traumatized.“ Much more important is it that the head of the school, convening at the beginning of the lesson, a meeting with parents, teachers and students, in which they make it clear that bullying, but also any other kind of psychological and physical violence at this school will no longer take place. "And this should be done in every case, regardless of whether the girl's death had something to do with bullying," says Isabella Heuser.
A spokeswoman for the Prosecutor's office said there was "due to the death of an 11-year-old schoolgirl – the alleged suicide – a death investigation proceedings ex officio, in which – under evaluation of the outcome of the still to be made post – mortem, it is checked whether the criminal law is to exclude relevant third party negligence. Currently, suspicion of a criminal Offence, there is no beginning.“
conflict of students of the sixth class
controllers are For the Public, this should also play no big role anymore, says Isabella Heuser. "More important is to be attentive and mindful. We know that suicide is the second leading cause of death in children and adolescents. Therefore, you should appeal if there is reasonable suspicion of child quiet on whether it had ever had such thoughts. For many children, this is a relief.“
The Senate education administration has offered to the house, otter school, in the meantime, the help. Some parents criticize that this is coming much too late, or that you have previously mentioned pilots on so-called Conflict. "The pupils of the sixth class," says a father: "My son has done that and more than once beaten up. The are themselves only children, to step in when even the teachers look the other way.“
Other parents report, however, of good experiences with the otter elementary school. "We didn't want to believe the terrible accusations in the first place, but maybe it is due to the fact that our children are housed in a different building," says the mother of a second grader: "We almost cried when the class teacher left, because it was so popular. But the new one has conquered the hearts of the children.“More about
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