No innocent bystanders

2008-09-09 00:00

A national newspaper this weekend reported on an incident of schoolyard bullying in Chatsworth where a boy was beaten and kicked by another pupil. According to the Sunday Times, the incident was captured on a cellphone camera and schoolgirls laughed and cheered during the assault.

Bystanders can choose to react to bullying in a variety of ways that can have either a positive or a negative outcome for a victim. Negative responses progressing from the least to the most harmful include: publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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