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Minister of State for Innovation John Halligan says he believes in assisted suicide and would help someone if they were terminally ill and in pain. The Independent Waterford TD has written an assisted suicide Bill which he hopes will be introduced shortly. “The objective of the Bill is that people who are terminally ill, who will die within six months, who are going through
Since 2013, Right to Die Europe (RtD-Europe) has taken a participatory status (INGO) with the Council of Europe (CoE). This European institution – amongst others - engages with human rights and therefore has a special Human Rights Committee. The conference of INGO’s, working
The South African Government is appealing in the Robyn Stransham-Ford ruling in November. Dignity SA will
AAVIVRE..sa fin de vie a publié sa Journal no 10 .
AAVIVRE..sa fin de vie published its Newsletter no 10 (in French only).
NVVE sent all participants a final Newsletter from the Euthanasia2016 Conference. It is a good occasion to go to links with updates on what went on there. NB!! the website of the WF is reported wrongly; it is www.worldrtd.net.
TheJournal of the American Medical Association published an article in their June edition, titled Attitudes and Practices of Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide in the United States, Canada, and Europe. An international panel of researchers reviewed polling data and published surveys of the public and physicians, official state and
(from ERGO): Interest in choosing how and when to die has risen dramatically of late. More than 1,200 people underwent an assisted suicide in Switzerland last year, over a third more than in the previous year. In 2014, 742 people (320 men and 422 women) chose an assisted suicide, according to the Federal Statistical Office. In 2003 it was 187. This is interesting because Switzerland
The documentary The Fight to Die made by Nan Rosens, pictures the history of the Dutch legalization. The film was screened at the WF Conference Amsterdam. You can download an English subtitled version here.