To wonder if the country will hold a minute's silence for this victim or
JunefromAccounts · 28/06/2017 16:22
Does it not matter because it was a "domestic incident" and not a terrorist attack
Daily Mail link
Sirzy · 28/06/2017 16:26
Why would we hold a minutes silence? One isn't held after every murder that takes place.
The recent silences have all been after big tragedies which aren't comparable to "normal" murders. All are awful of course but the scale of the recent events makes them different.
SheSaidHeSaid · 28/06/2017 16:54
Appropriate for those that worked with her but not for the rest of the world
Of course the whole country won't hold a minutes silence. I knew someone whose ex husband murdered her in her own home whilat thwir two young boys were upstairs and I didn't expect everyone to hold a minutes silence for her either.
UrsulaPandress · 28/06/2017 16:54
I agree that 'the minutes silence' is starting to lose any impact.
I remember clearly the one for the Twin Towers. I was at a work event and was standing on a balcony. Cars were pulling up at the roadside as the time approached.
These recent ones I have completely forgotten to take part.
Doesn't mean I don't care though.
RubbishRobotFromTheDawnOfTime · 28/06/2017 16:58
SheSaid I believe that was due to a medical problem that had already already affected the person and caused them to collapse before the attack.
But even if the death had been a result of the attack - as people on this thread are saying, one death is unfortunately not unusual and it's hard to justify holding a minute's silence for one incident where one person died, but not other single murders.
TheFirstMrsDV · 28/06/2017 17:06
My DD died and my world was shattered.
There was no minutes silence
That doesn't mean she didn't matter
death is not a competition
But I think a minutes silence for domestic violence victims on IWD would be appropriate
Unfortunately that would attract the 'WHAT ABOUT MEN??????' comments
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