Category «Types of Suicide»

Battle of Saipan

The Battle of Saipan was located within the framework of the combat Pacific War , corresponding to the Second World War , fought on the island of Saipan ( Mariana Islands ) between 15 June and 9 of July of 1944 . The 2nd and 4th Marine Corps , along with the 27th Infantry Division …

Puputan

Puputan is a Balinese term for collective suicide ritual as an alternative to surrender to the enemy. The two best known took place in 1906 and in 1908 when Bali was invaded by the Dutch East Indies Army . It is estimated that between the two episodes killed more than four thousand people who preferred …

Order of the Solar Temple

The Order of the Solar Temple (in French OTS : Ordre du Temple Solaire ) was an esoteric group, classified as a sect , and mainly active in France , Switzerland and Canada . Beliefs According to Robert Chabrier – member of the sect and author of the book ¿Pourquoi la résurgence de l’Ordre du …

Jonestown

Jonestown was the informal name of the Peoples Temple Agricultural Project, an intentional community in the northwest of Guyana specifically in the current No. 1 state of Barima-Waini within the region of Guiana Esequiba . Jonestown was made up of the People ‘s Temple a cult American – led Jim Jones (1931-1978). The 18 of …

Heaven’s Gate (sect)

Heaven’s Gate (Gate of Heaven ‘in English ) it was a UFO religion led by Marshall Applewhite (1931-1997) and Bonnie Nettles (1928-1985). The end of this sect coincided with the passage of comet Hale-Bopp , which was considered an event in 1997 . Applewhite convinced 38 of his followers to commit suicide so that their …

Demmin

Demmin is a city in West Pomerania , in north-eastern Germany . It is located in the mouths of the rivers Trebel and Tollense in the river Peene . It was part of the former German Democratic Republic . Toponymy It could originate from the Slavic term timänie ‘marshy area’. History Prehistory Around the years …

Atma Energy Release Training Center

The Training Center for the release of energy Atma (German: Trainingszentrum Freisetzung der zur Atmaenergie 1 ), better known as sect Heide Fittkau , was a group sectarian mainly active in Tenerife ( Spain ) and Germany . It is known mainly for the suspicion of trying to commit a ritual suicide in the Teide …

Battle of Carthage (149 BC)

The battle of Carthage was the main encounter of the third Punic war between the Punic city of Carthage in Africa and the Roman Republic . It was an operation based on a fence, beginning sometime between 149 and 148 BC . C., and that finished in the spring of 146 a. C. with the …

47 rōnin

The legend of the 47 ronin ( 四十七士Shi-Ju Shichi-shi ? , Yon-ju Nana-shi) , Incident Akō ( 赤穂浪士, Akō Rōshi ? ) , Accident Genroku Akō ( 元禄赤穂事件Genroku Akō jikeno ? ) Is a Japanese story , considered as national legend in that country, by several scholars. 1 This historical fact developed approximately between 1701 …

Nematomorpha

The nematomorphs ( Nematomorpha ) or gordiaceae ( Gordiacea ) are a phylum of parasitoid worms , ecologically and morphologically very similar to nematodes . 331 species have been described . 1 Features They are characterized by presenting a pseudocelloma , which corresponds to a cavity of the body filled with liquid, which acts as …