Friday, June 29, 2012
Two suicides in two days: Greeks increasingly more despondent as State fails!
Two Athenian men have leaped to their death in as many days as suicides in Greece continue to rise. Experts associate the growing suicide rate with the disillusionment of the Greek population at the unabated financial crisis.
A 70-year-old man in the capital Athens took his own life by jumping from his flat after a court clerk stopped by to issue him an eviction notice on Friday. Upon receiving the notice, the man immediately went to his balcony on the third floor of an apartment block in the neighborhood of Galatsi and threatened to jump.