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Switzerland,Europe

3 August 2008

SwissInfo

The percentage of young people who use a gun to kill themselves is higher in Switzerland than any other European country, according to an international survey. This is directly connected to liberal Swiss gun laws and the easy availability of weapons, said researchers from the European Alliance Against Depression, whose study is published in the current edition of the Journal of Affective Disorders. Almost half (43.6 per cent) of suicides in Switzerland committed by... (GunPolicy.org)

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