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WFRtDS Newsletter published in new format from now
Aug 2, 2014

The WFRtDS Newsletter, which was printed until now,  will be published in electronic form in the future. The latest version (July 2014) can be downloaded here.

WF Chicago Conference Program
Aug 2, 2014

You want to see what you are going to attend or miss? See the interesting and challenging program here.

Japanese JSDD publishes its new Newsletter
Jul 28, 2014

JSDD has publishedits Newsletter nr 154 , with news on the progress of legalising death with dignity.

UK: Lord Falconer’s Assisted Dying Bill passed its first major hurdle, Second Reading.
Jul 27, 2014

from Dignity in Dying's Blog:

Following almost 10 hours of debate last Friday July 18, Lord Falconer’s Assisted Dying Bill passed its first major hurdle, a Second Reading.

To become law a Bill has to pass a number of stages (in both Houses of Parliament):

DWD NSW (Australia) publshes its 'winter' 2014 Newsletter
Jul 27, 2014

DWD NSW (Australia)  publshes its 'winter' 2014 Newsletter, nr 129 to be downloaded here.

FATE (Scotland) Newsletters published since October 2012
Jul 27, 2014

Fate sent a link to their website to have all thier Newsleters since Oktober 2012 published on the WF website. Interested?  Click here.

Spanish documentary on free choices at the end of life asks support for crowdfunding
Jul 21, 2014

Two non-profit associations, the AFDMD of Spain, which is dedicated to the defense of the rights of dignified death, and GUTTA CAVAT, specialized in film-making, are collaborating to bring this project to life. With this documentary we want to break the taboo surrounding death, raising a constructive debate about legislation and regulations in regards to euthanasia and assisted suicide.

Espagnol: Un documental de creación sobre la muerte voluntaria
Jul 21, 2014

QUÉ ES “ARDERÁS”?
Un documental de creación sobre la muerte voluntaria: la libertad del individuo de elegir en el proceso final de su vida.

Los protagonistas de este documental son mujeres y hombres que, debido a una enfermedad o a un deterioro físico irreversible, eligen la muerte voluntaria. También intervienen aquellas personas que las acompañan y otras que, por azar, se ven afectadas por su elección.

Spanish documentary on free choices at the end of life asks support for crowdfunding
Jul 21, 2014

Two non-profit associations, the AFDMD of Spain, which is dedicated to the defense of the rights of dignified death, and GUTTA CAVAT, specialized in film-making, are collaborating to bring this project to life. With this documentary we want to break the taboo surrounding death, raising a constructive debate about legislation and regulations in regards to euthanasia and assisted suicide.

Update on UK House of Lords debate on assisted dying bill
Jul 18, 2014

BBC News reports today:  Opening the debate in a full house , Lord Falconer told peers that the current legal situation permitted the wealthy to travel abroad to take their own life while others were left "in despair" to suffer a "lonely, cruel death".  About 130 peers have requested to speak in a debate on the subject, which started shortly after 10:00 BST. Lord Falconer

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