Groups repeat call to decriminalise attempted suicide


PETALING JAYA: Several groups have renewed their call for Section 309 of the Penal Code, which makes attempted suicide a crime, to be repealed as well as charges against those who have survived suicide attempts be dropped.

They also asked that an immediate moratorium be imposed against the move to punish suicide survivors under the law.

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