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'Suicide tourism': creating misleading ‘scientific’ news

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  • i As can be seen with a simple web search-machine, using the words “suicide+tourism+doubled”.

  • ii There are 7 such institutes in Switzerland. (accessed 2 Oct 2014).

  • iii Also pointed out by the ECHR in the case Gross v. Switzerland, in paragraph 65.

  • iv The Swiss Criminal Code came into force on 1 Jan 1942.

  • v See “Forschung auf Abwegen” including a press file, etc. (accessed 2 Oct 2014).

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