Euthanasia tourism is growing in Belgium.

Posted December 24, 2018 7:43 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Euthanasia tourism is growing in Belgium.

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionJohn Crisp reported for the Telegraph news today that the number of euthanasia tourists dying in Belgium is rising. Crisp suggests that the EU healthcare rules have facilitated this growth.According to Crisp:There has been an increase in the number of patients travelling from EU countries where euthanasia is illegal to die in Belgium, where so-called “mercy killings” have been legal since 2002. In 2016 and 2017, 23 foreign patients were brought to Belgium to be helped to die. One unnamed French doctor even applied to come to Belgium on a regular basis with terminally ill

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