Suicide attempts. The Ministry of Internal Affairs tracks the effects of re-education on students

At some point – I don’t remember the circumstances – it was discovered that Scutaru (a good friend) had swallowed a piece of glass with the apparent intention of committing suicide. Scutaru was placed in the custody of a guard whose job it was to watch him carefully as he ate his meals in the bowl from which he ate. He was forced to search the faeces by feeling the entire contents with his fingers. To find the piece of glass when it was removed from his body and to present it to the head of the “re-education” committee. I […]

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