Video of Niigata high school student being bullied goes viral on social media

A video of a first-year high school student in Niigata Prefecture being attacked by a group of schoolmates was posted online and went viral on social media, school officials said Tuesday.
The video shows a male student who attends private Niigata Seiryo High School being kicked and hit with a stick by other male students from the same school, including a boy who was expelled last year. School officials say the school was notified about the video, taken Friday evening at a nearby beach, by someone outside the school.The two-minute, 20-second video also contains footage of the student, who was crouching, being pushed onto the road and repeatedly kicked.