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Voluntary euthanasia campaigner Lesley Martin, who has been charged with the attempted murder of her mother, will fight in court next week against a muzzling order.
April 2004 issue of the newsletter of the World Federation of Right to Die Societies (no 45).
Ira R. Byock, American Journal Hospice & Palliative Care, March/April 1995.
The film "Mar Adentro" ("Out to the Sea") based on Ramon Sampedro´s life and fight to die-with-dignity has been chosen to be shown in The International Film Festival in Venice (La Mostra).
BY ADAM FRESCO, The Times of London
A terminally ill man won a legal battle yesterday for the right to die at home after a health authority agreed to fund his nursing care. Lawyers for Jason Powell, who has multiple sclerosis and pneumonia and has only a few months to live, challenged Dyfed Powys Health Authority's refusal to fund home care as a breach of his human rights.
On April 10, 2003, the Groningen courts made the first conviction of a Dutch citizen who is not a practising doctor for assisting a suicide. Mr Willem Muns who works for Stichting De Einder Noord (a society that offers support and information to persons considering voluntary euthanasia) was given a six-months suspended sentence and two years probation (He had spent 50 days in jail before the court-case).
A terminally-ill woman took her fight for the right to "die with dignity" to the European court of human rights today.
President's Report by Michael Irwin, MD, President of the World Federation of Right To Die Societies.
This paper presents terminal sedation and voluntary refusal of hydration and nutrition as potential last resorts.