Assisted Suicides Soar in Switzerland

Photo Credit: George Hodan
Photo Credit: George Hodan

(The Christian Institute) Assisted suicides increased by more than a quarter in just one year in Switzerland, according to newly released figures.

There were 742 cases of assisted suicide in 2014, up 26 percent on the previous year.

There has been a steady rise in the country, which has seen a 250 percent increase in assisted suicides since 2009.

In 2014, over 20 people who were helped to die were reported to have had depression.

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