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European Division of WFRtDS

Interested in more news on the Right to Die? ERGO circulates on a regular basis an electronic newslist with news from around the world.

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Final Exit Network celebrates 10th anniversary
Aug 13, 2014

The Final Exit Network will be ten years old, having been founded in Chicago on August 14, 2004, by ten persons, eight of whom are still with us. It came into being as a result of the closure of the Hemlock Society USA (1980-2003).

RELEVANT, NVVE's magazine nr 3, 2014 published
Aug 3, 2014

NVVE, the Dutch RtD Society, published the 3rd issue of 2014 of RELEVANT, their quarterly magazine.

An English summary can be read here.

The Dutch version (pictures!) can be downloaded here.

Dutch RtD Society NVVE reaches milestone
Aug 3, 2014

This week NVVE 's  CEO Petra de Jong welcomed 27 year old Ramon as member number 150.000.


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.

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.

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):

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.