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Israelinternationalnews.com reports about a dramatic increase of Israelis having signed forms requesting permission to put an end to their own lives, 12.000 over just 740 who did so in 2013.
Currently, euthanasia, also dubbed “mercy killings”, in which a doctor or other agent puts an end to the life of a patient – usually an elderly person with a terminal
Belgian ADMD published its new Bulletin, nr 133. Read it here (in French only).
ADMD Belgique a publié son Bulletin no 133. Lisez ici.
ABC News reports (October 22, 2014) that Dr Rodney Syme again was questioned by the police over the death of Steve Guest, a man dying of oesophageal cancer. See our earlier publication about his confession to have prescribed Steve Guest "a sufficient quantity of Nembutal
Yvon Bureau, Travailleur social et Consultant bénévole pour un mourir digne et libre en Québec a écrit une lettre a son père. Lisez ici.
At the WF Conference in Chicago Laura Belli informed the audience about the state of the art in Argentina concerning dying with dignity. On May 9, 2012 the Law No. 26742, known as the “Dignified Death” law was enacted (read the English version here). The public debate that led to the promulgation of the law began a year before due to two relevant cases that caught the attention of the media.
Following our earlier publication on the passing of Jean Davies today the Sunday Times published a front page article on her death: she starved herself to death. Four weeks into her fast, Jean Davies, 86, told The Sunday Times: “It is hell. I can’t tell you how hard it is. You wouldn’t
Until now all UK health care professionals faced a greater chance than others of being prosecuted for helping people to die because of the trust their patients placed in them. But Alison Saunders, the Director of Public Prosecutions, said a special deterrent would now only apply to
The story of Peter Short – an Australian top executive – we published about some weeks ago (see Australian top executive addresses his colleagues on dying with dignity), will be made into a feature film documentary. Whilst the film will be set in Australia, it will tell a very personal story that will resonate with people around the world and