The Brits keep going to Swiss death clinic Dignitas to kill themselves. Here’s the latest on the trend.
Trickle of British suicide cases to Dignitas continues as Swiss vote for status quo
Switzerland’s parliament voted against a bid to toughen controls on assisted suicide last week, rejecting concerns about foreigners travelling to the country to die.
Members of the lower house of parliament voted against changing the code, arguing self-regulation by right-to-die organizations such as Exit and Dignitas worked and the liberal rules protected individual freedoms.
The vote in parliament mirrors a referendum in Zurich last year when voters rejected overwhelmingly proposed bans on assisted suicide and ‘suicide tourism’. more