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UN Human Rights Committee on Dutch Euthanasia Law
Aug 13, 2009

States that are party to the United Nations Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR) are obliged to report every 5 years to the Human Rights Committee of the Covenant, focussing on Human Rights issues in general and "right to life" in particular. As before (in 2002, the Euthanasia Law was just enacted) the Committee raised in the scope of this report their concern on the Dutch law on the Termination of Life on Request and Assisted Suicide.

Obama, Health Care Reform and the End-of-Life debate in the USA
Aug 13, 2009

August 13, 2009:  On July 14, Republican John Dingell and eight fellow Democrats  introduced H.R. 3200, the health care reform bill, in the House.

"A Good Death - a challenge to law & medical ethics" by Rodney Syme
Aug 13, 2009

August 13, 2009:  In September 2008 Rodney Syme was invited to address the Sydney Law School Seminar as a keynote speaker.

DWDV's winter 2009 newsletter UPDATE now available
Aug 12, 2009

The latest Newsletter is now available and contains the latest news and views including:

Jacqueline Jencquel´s blog
Aug 9, 2009

August 9  2009: by clicking here you can visit the blog of Jacqueline Jencquel

RWS Symposium "Dying in dignity and euthanasia for minors in Belgium - today and in the future"
Aug 8, 2009
RtD-Europe Biennial meeting 2009
Jul 29, 2009

July 29, 2009: From Friday October 9 to Sunday October 11, RtD-Europe is holding its biennial meeting in Frankfurt, Germany.

NVVE Summaries Relevant Number 2, 2009
Jun 11, 2009

Relevant is the quarterly magazine of the NVVE.  The Relevant number 2, 2009 is available here.

WFRtDS Newsletter issue 56, summer 2009 published
Jun 1, 2009
DWDV May 2009 newsletter
May 19, 2009

DWDV May 2009 newsletter, amongst other things, reports on:


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