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Euthanasia deaths increase by 25 percent in Belgium

Recent studies concerning the Belgian euthanasia law found that: 32% of the assisted deaths are done without request and 47% of the assisted deaths go unreported in the Flanders region of Belgium. Another recent study found that even though nurses are prohibited from doing euthanasia, that in fact nurses are euthanizing their patients in Belgium. There has never been an attempted prosecution for abuses of the Belgian euthanasia law. Confirming that euthanasia is out-of-control in Belgium the 2012 euthanasia statistics indicate that there was a 25% increase in the number of assisted deaths in Belgium.  Recent government statistics indicate that the number of reported assisted deaths increased from 1133 in 2011 […]
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