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After extensive discussion in recent months among its members, the Society for Old Age Rational Suicide SOARS), has been renamed as My Death My Decision. MDMD has a new website www.mydeath-mydecision.org.uk In September 2015, Phil Cheatle replaced Michael Irwin as the Coordinator of SOARS - now MDMD.
Today, on his 85th birthday, Desmond Tutu published his stance on assisted death in the Washington Post: "When my time comes, I want the option of assisted an death".
Toronto filmmaker Nadine Pequeneza’s documentary on assisted death, Road to Mercy, is a deep, aching, finely drawn film. It explores the issue through a series of intimate individual portraits of patients seeking assisted death, the loved ones coming to terms with their decision, and
Dying with Dignity Victoria publishes its newsletter Update no 175 (spring 2016 edition). Read it here.
DMD Colombia published its Bolletin no 61 (Spanish only). Read it here in PDF.
Waiting for “the die-medicine”
Three months after California’s Death with Dignity Act took effect on June 9, there are still ”challenges getting everyone up to speed” said spokesman, Sean Crowley. The state Department of Public Health, which will track the number of Californians who
The New Zealand Green Party has released their ‘Medically-Assisted Dying policy’, aka their proposals on euthanasia, in a brief description:
End-of-Life Washington publishes its (summer) Newsletter of September 2016. Read it here.
Le Collège des médecins du Québec doit rencontrer vendredi des membres de la Commission sur les soins de fin de vie (CSFV) pour tenter de trouver un terrain d’entente et réduire l’imbroglio dans lequel sont plongés les médecins depuis que la loi fédérale et des directives ministérielles ont modifié les conditions dans lesquels un patient peut obtenir l’aide à mourir.