Rehtaeh Parsons

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Facebook Mess: Dead Teen's Photos Used in Dating Ads

Images of Rehtaeh Parsons appeared in ads for 'love in Canada!'

(Newser) - As far as cringe-worthy moves go, it's tough to imagine one that's worse than this: Two ads urging Facebook users to "Find Love in Canada!" were each paired with a photo of Rehtaeh Parsons—the Canadian 17-year-old who hanged herself in April after a photo of... More »

2 Teens Charged in Case of Girl Who Hanged Herself

Rehtaeh Parsons committed suicide after photo of alleged assault was circulated

(Newser) - It took nearly two years, but charges have been filed in Canada in the high-profile case of a teenage girl who hanged herself after an alleged sexual assault and subsequent cyberbullying. Police in Nova Scotia arrested two 18-year-old males on child pornography charges, reports CNN . The family of Rehtaeh Parsons... More »

Teen Rape Victim Killed Herself Over Bullying: Parents

Nova Scotia justice minister calls for case review

(Newser) - A 17-year-old Nova Scotia rape victim killed herself because she was relentlessly bullied about it, her parents say. "She would not be gone today if that didn’t happen—not just the rape," her mother tells the Globe and Mail . "What made it so much worse is... More »

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