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stop newspapers printing graphic pictures of dead bodies

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On 11 April 2017 our son fell from an apartment block in Kuala Lumpur. The very same day newspapers showed horrific pictures of his smashed body with half his head missing surrounded by blood and brain matter before we, as parents, had even been told by the police. I cannot describe the shock and horror of seeing that and the total lack of respect for his death. It is too late for us, but if we can save some unfortunate parents, wives, husbands, loved ones in the future from the same agony  it will be well worthwhile. Why would people want to see gruesome pictures like this of a stranger? and certainly his friends and family won't. So the newspapers are pandering to the tastes of a sick minority. In a civilised society we should treat our dead with respect. So please help us to get a law passed that will forbid the showing of such pictures or at least until the next of kin have been informed and blanking out the worst of the victims injuries.

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