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2 NOVEMBER WORLD RIGHT TO DIE DAY

 2nd November World Right to Die Day

 

WFRtDS calls on society to take up the challenge and become involved in the debate on  the fundamental human right to choose the manner and time of our death,  with dignity, and where possible or necessary, assisted by professionals.

 

 World Right to Die Day celebrated in different countries and cities.pdf

Assisted suicide numbers on the rise in Switzerland
Dec 7, 2016

Swissinfo.ch reports: The latest numbers on assisted suicides in Switzerland show a 26% increase over the previous year. The vast majority of those who died by assisted suicide were terminally ill. The Federal Statistical Office reports that in 2014 Switzerland saw 742 cases of assisted suicide, more than 2.5 times

South African Supreme Court of Appeal delivered judgement in Sratnsham-Ford case
Dec 7, 2016

6 December  2016 The South African Court of Appeal set aside the High Court of Pretoria order - substantially authorising  Stransham-Ford to procure the assistance of a doctor in terminating his life. The SCA did so on three inter-related grounds.

New campaign launched in France
Dec 5, 2016

He died 114 years ago, but would Émile Zola turn in his grave or would he be delighted instead to be deployed for the legalization of euthanasia? Imitating the famous article by the writer during the Dreyfus affair, ADMD-France is launching a new campaign to advance its cause and stigmatize the broken commitments of Governments. The visuals of the

December 2016 Newsletter Final Options Illinois published
Dec 4, 2016

Final Options Illinois published - by e-mail - their December 2016 Newsletter. Read it here.

The World Federation

The World Federation, founded in 1980, consists of 52 right to die organizations from 22 countries. The Federation provides an international link for organizations working to secure or protect the rights of individuals to self-determination at the end of their lives.

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Official languages

The official language of the WFRtDS is English, reason why information on this site is mainly published in that language. Where available or applicable, some information is also published in other languages (French, German or Spanish). 

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