- Suicide rate in Greece jumped 40% year-on-year in first five months of 2011
- Apostolos Polyzonis set himself on fire outside his bank last year after falling into financial trouble
- Polyzonis: "I had lost my right to be a free Greek"
- Dimitris Christoulas shot himself Wednesday in central Athens during morning rush hour
(CNN)When Apostolos Polyzonis's bank refused to see him last September, the 55-year-old Greek businessman had just 10 euros ($13) in his pocket. Out of work and bankrupt, he thought all he could do with his remaining money was to buy a gas can.