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Gay Student of St. John’s College Decries Bullying and Victimization

A gay student of St. John’s College in Georgetown, Guyana, has taken to social media to raise awareness of the victimization and bullying he suffers on a daily basis which he believes to be triggered because of his sexual orientation. The teenager made a Facebook post today, 10th of September, 2022, detailing his ongoing ordeal, and showing a video of one example. In the video, a fellow student walks up to him and asks him in colloquial expression “what’s wrong with him,” before forcefully dealing a blow to his head.

Woman Beaten, Verbally Abused, Punished, and Humiliated for Allegedly Stealing Chairs from a Church

A disturbing video circulated today, 7th of July, 2022, on social media which shows a group of persons beating, verbally abusing, punishing, and humiliating a young Guyanese woman for allegedly stealing a number of chairs from a church. Several public figures and organizations have come forward to condemn the act which can be described as using a computer device to humiliate a person. Laws have recently been drafted to criminalize the use of a computer device to humiliate a person.