Dutch Euthanasia Center Reports 22% Rise in Assisted Death Requests in 2019

February 10, 2020

(TIME) – A Dutch organization that carries out euthanasia received 3,122 requests last year, a 22% increase from the year before, the Euthanasia Expertise Center said Friday. “Every work day, 13 people say: ‘Help me, I can’t go on,’” Steven Pleiter, director of the center formerly known as the End of Life Clinic, said.