An extraordinary truth? The Ādam “suicide” notes from Bangladesh

@article{Selim2010AnET,
  title={An extraordinary truth? The Ādam “suicide” notes from Bangladesh},
  author={Nasima Selim},
  journal={Mental Health, Religion \& Culture},
  year={2010},
  volume={13},
  pages={223 - 244}
}
  • N. Selim
  • Published 1 April 2010
  • Psychology
  • Mental Health, Religion & Culture
In 2007, nine members of the Ādam family committed suicide in a small town of Bangladesh. They had left suicide notes inside the house. The Ādams believed in an anti-Islamic faith, the Ādam “religion,” founded by the father, Abdul Ādam, who had died seven years ago. Only one of the members of the Ādam family is still alive, a daughter who was not part of the mass suicide. Most newspapers in the country reported the incident, but few journalists explored the story in depth. Based on a close… 

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