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The PubMed abstracts of September 2012 can be found here.
Since Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba (3 of the Netherlands Antilles) are no longer separate countries within the "Dutch Kingdom", but extraordinary municipalities of The Netherlands, Dutch law applies there as well. This means that Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide are now legal there.
Dying with Dignity Canada publishes its September 2012 issue Voice for Choice.
Canadian thestar.com published a story (September 7, 2012) written by Robert Cribb, about a Toronto man with Huntington's disease, who ended his life to avert the ultimate consequences of an horrible dying bed because of his disease, and had to do it himself. Although "personal stories" are not usually published on this site
The newly appointed under-secretary of state for health, Anna Soubry, said current laws on voluntary euthanasia need to « evolve » to let people die at home, The Daily Telegraph reported Saturday.
Thedailyherald.com (September 5, 2012) reports that the final days of Eluana Englaro have been turned into a - partly documentary, partly fictional - film "Bella Addormentata", a film of director Marco Bellocchio, starring Toni Servillo and Isabelle Huppert. The film is presented at the famous Venice Film Festival and will be screened in the cinema's from September 6, 2012.
DWD Victoria published its Newsletter, Winter 2012 (September) issue, to be downloaded here.
Wallis Film Productions has turned the successful Dutch play "De Goede Dood" (A Good Death) into a film with English subtitles.This film will be internationally presented on film festivals.
After the successful ending of the Film & Documentary Festival THE END in Amsterdam at the beginning of 2012, the NVVE decided to continue THE END in a digital form. The website This is the End is a gathering ground of background information on international documentaries and films regarding the subject of voluntary end-of-life decisions.
The Japan Times (August 25, 2012) reports on the action by a non-partisan group of lawmakers to submit a bill to the Diet (the Japanese Parliament) aiming at the protection of the rights of those that do not want life support when terminally ill.