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Scottish MP prepares new legalisation bid
May 27, 2011

Margo MacDonald, independent Lothian MSP, after her re-election, stated that she now got a voter's mandate to (re)introduce assisted suicide legalisation in Holyrood, the Scottish Parliament. The Herald published an article on her plans.

Dutch quarterly Relevant, edition 2011 nr. 2 published
May 27, 2011

Dutch RtD Society NVVE published its second 2011 edition of  her quarterly Relevant. The English summary can be read here.

RtD-Europe meeting in Luxembourg
May 27, 2011

May 26, 2001: Right to Die Europe  - a WFRtDS division -  organises a meeting on September 16 to 18, 2011, in Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg. As in previous meetings of the RtD-E in this wonderfull city, the venue will be in the Mondorf Parc Hotel. Information about the meeting can be found on the RtD-E website.

DWD Canada launches new website
May 26, 2011

Death with Dignity Canada has renewed its website completely. In this way it is thought that the needs of members and visitors will be  better served. DWD Canada announced this launch in a message, to be read by clicking here.

DWD Victoria's newsletter Update 'autumn' edition now available
May 26, 2011

Death with Dignity Victoria published its 'autumn" edition of the newsletter Update, to be read by clicking here.

Québéc ADMD reports on its current situation
May 26, 2011

AQDMD, the Québéc, Canada based French speaking RtD Society, sent an update on their situation. If you are interested you can read it by clicking here.

Newsletter DWD New South Wales published
May 25, 2011

Death with Dignity New South Wales published its Newsletter. It can be read by clicking here.

Literature survey on UK doctors' attitudes published
Apr 25, 2011

The March 2011 edition of the Journal of Palliative Medicine contained a literature survey on UK doctors attitudes to either assisted voluntary euthanasia (AVE), or physician assisted suicide (PAS), or both titled UK doctors consistently oppose euthanasia and assisted suicide.
Between 1990 and 2010 the authors

English version of first Luxemburg's Review Commissions report published
Apr 25, 2011

Follwing earlier publication of the Euthanasia Commmission in March this year (see concerning publication on this site by clicking here), the English version of the Luxemburg Review Commission Report was published on April 23, 2011. The full text  reads as follows....

Phoenix trial against Final Exit Network volunteers
Apr 25, 2011

On Monday April 4, 2011 the Phoenix  trial against two volunteers of the Final Exit Network (FEN) started with jury selection. The case concerned allegations as would the two FEN volunteers had conspired and aided in the suicide of Jana Van Vorhis in April 2007 (!). The session would take 14 days, before


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