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Japan Society JSDD published its Newsletter nr 164
Feb 7, 2017

Japan Society JSDD published its Newsletter nr 164. Read the excerpt here.

Right-to-die bill in Catalunya, Spain
Feb 6, 2017

A  bill aimed at decriminalizing euthanasia will be presented to the Regional Parliament of Catalunya, Spain. The draft-proposal to modify Spain’s penal code was initiated

Trump's Supreme Court nominee strongly opposed to assisted suicide
Feb 6, 2017

President Trump has chosen Neil Gorsuch as his Supreme Court nominee. Gorsuch is a strong critic of assisted suicide.  The  Supreme Court is the highest federal court of the United States. In the legal system of the United States, the Supreme Court is the final interpreter of federal

The Dutch Week of Euthanasia 2017
Feb 6, 2017

Next week it's the Dutch ‘Week van de Euthanasie’ (Week of Euthanasia). This is a yearly event, organised by the Dutch Right-to-Die society (NVVE) since 2012. 

A Good Death (making the most of our final choices) by Sandra Martin
Feb 1, 2017

Sandra Martin, award winning Canadian journalist, published A Good Death (Making the Most of Our Final Choices). The book focusses mainly on the Canadian backgrounds and developments contributing to the current situation. She managed to produce a very clarifying, in-depth and comprehensive overview of the debates around aid-in-dying, leading towards

Dutch euthanasia on demented patient considered to be "not careful"
Jan 30, 2017

A doctor in the Netherlands was reprimanded for giving euthanasia to a dementia patient while it was not conclusively established that euthanasia was what the woman wanted at that time. The implementation of euthanasia was also traumatic, the Regional Review Committee

Small steps towards right to die in Mexico City's new Constitution
Jan 27, 2017

Some newssites incorrectly state that Mexico City has legalized the right to die. There have been several reactions from society on the allegedly approved euthanasia. What is going on in Mexico City?

RELEVANT, NVVE's magazine nr 1, 2017 published
Jan 27, 2017

RELEVANT, NVVE's magazine nr 1, 2017 published. Read the summary (English) hereFor Dutch readers (and to see the pictures) click here for the full (Dutch) version.

Newsletter Hemlock San Diego January 2017 published
Jan 26, 2017

Hemlock San Diego published its January 2017 Newsletter. To read, click here

New Right to Die Society in Iceland
Jan 26, 2017

A group of Icelanders, with the support of the Icelandic Humanists, has established a new RtD group, named  Lífsvirðing (meaning "respect for life") on January 26, 2017.  Objectives are to

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