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Newsletter RtD-Europe, December 2005
Aug 21, 1970

Board RtD-Europe:
Elke Baezner (President), EXIT Deutsche Schweiz
Deborah Annetts, VES UK
Ans Baars, NVVE
Hugh Wynne, FATE
Karen Sanders, VES UK
Executive support: Rob Jonquière, NVVE
Secretariat: Kitty Jager, NVVE

Editors: Ann Beaton, Rob Jonquière, Kitty Jager


LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ON ASSISTED DYING IN EUROPE

Prepared by Ann Beaton, European Research worker RtD-Europe
(based at the Voluntary Euthanasia Society of England and Wales, London)

Newsletter RtD-Europe December 2006/January 2007
Aug 21, 1970

The latest developments on assisted dying in Europe.

Draconian legislation!
Aug 21, 1970

Frances Coombe - President of the South Australian Voluntary Euthanasia Society - reacts to the passing of The Criminal Code Amendment (Suicide Related Material Offences) Bill 2005.

Lesley Martin convicted
Aug 21, 1970

Taken from the World Right-to-Die Newsletter issue no. 46, Januray 2005.

Lesley Martin, a nurse who helped her terminally ill mother to die with an injection of morphine and described it in her book, To Die Like a Dog, was convicted of attempted murder and is serving a 15 month sentence in a New Zealand prison.

Living Wills and Advance Directives in the World: Current State and Outlook
Aug 21, 1970

Taken from the World Right-to-Die Newsletter issue no. 46, Januray 2005.

By Dr. Michio Arakawa, Executive Director, Japan Society for Dying with Dignity

Nitschke faces new jail threat
Aug 21, 1970

Already under investigation by Melbourne homicide detectives for his role in the suicide of a local man, euthanasia campaigner Dr Philip Nitschke is now facing possible criminal charges in New Zealand.

Shame on the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe!
Aug 21, 1970

By Jacqueline Herremans, ADMD, Belgium / Vice-President, World Federation of Right-to-Die Societies

Summary Relevant June 2007
Aug 21, 1970

Summary Relevant June 2007

Relevant is the quarterly magazine of the NVVE. This is the English summary of the issue of June 2007.

New right-to-die online bookstore opens
Aug 21, 1970

ERGO (Euthanasia Research and Guidance Organization), a nonprofit Oregon educational corporation, USA, has opened a new online bookstore supplying books and documents on hastened death.

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