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Horror of Munich begs questions about drugs

Published 01/08/2016

The horrific, shocking and saddening events in Munich are, on first inspection, unbelievable and beyond comprehension. How could Ali James Sonboly carry out such a senseless, violent act?

While there is never one simple explanation, one common denominator all too often surfaces in many of these cases: prescribed psychiatric drugs, which are documented to cause mania, psychosis, violence, suicide and, in some cases, homicidal ideation.

For decades, the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) has investigated numerous similar acts of senseless violence and, as the updates continue on the Munich tragedy, it has been revealed the gunman was receiving psychiatric "treatment".

Following the Munich tragedy, it is likely the psychiatric and Big Pharma spin-doctors will be doing all they can to exercise damage control.

Consider, also, the senseless violence that has occurred in school shootings. At least 31 of the shootings and/or school-related acts of violence were committed by those taking, or withdrawing from, psychiatric drugs, acts that resulted in 162 wounded and 72 killed. It's not just sleepless nights, but nightmares for the spin-doctors.

While there are those who are quick to tout the need for more mental health treatment and more government funding to "prevent" these tragedies, it appears those parties are not as interested in asking questions that uncover the psychiatric drug connection.

It is, therefore, important to ask the right question: what, if any, psychiatric drugs was the shooter on?

Such a question might even provide an answer that will ultimately prevent this kind of senseless violence from continuing to occur in the future.

BRIAN DANIELS

Citizens Commission on Human Rights

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