Austerity Drives Greek Suicides To Record Level As Germany’s Decrease

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Austerity Drives Greek Suicides to Record Level as Germany’s Decrease

Suicides in Greece rose to their highest level in 30 years following the implementation of the country’s severe austerity programme in 2011, new figures reveal, in stark comparison with EU superpower Germany where suicide rates have continuously declined over the last two decades. After severe cuts were introduced in Greece in June 2011 suicides increased by…

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