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Federal Administrative Court of Germany issues Landmark Decision
Mar 13, 2017

The Federal Administrative Court of Germany issued a landmark decision in regard to the possibilities to die with dignity for German citizens. The Court decided that under specific exceptional circumstances, the German State cannot refuse to give medication to a person to end one’s life.

Hawaii Death with Dignity Bill passed in Senate
Mar 9, 2017

On March 7, the Hawaii State Senate passed SB 1129 with a 22 to 3 vote. The SB 1129 is the Hawaii Death with Dignity Act, allowing terminally ill residents of Hawaii to make their own end-of-life decision to die with dignity. 

Newsletter Australian Go Gentle March 2017 published
Mar 6, 2017

Australian Go Gentle published its March 2017 newsletter. Read it here.

DJ's assisted suicide stirs up Italian euthanasia debate
Mar 6, 2017

Last week, the debate on assisted dying in Italy got worldwide attention. Fabiano Antoniani, famous as DJ Fabo, decided he no longer wanted to live with his unbearable suffering. The debate has been especially passionate in the country where the Roman Catholic Church is of great influence.

Dutch discuss assisted suicide regardless of age
Mar 6, 2017

9 days from today Dutch Parliamentary elections will take place. The topic of assisted suicide for elderly people who consider their lives completed is highly discussed and has become an election topic.  

Oregon's Death with Dignity Act Report 2016
Feb 22, 2017


Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act (DWDA) allows terminally-ill adult Oregonians to obtain and use prescriptions from their physicians for self-administered, lethal doses of medications. Every year, the Oregon Public Health Division collects compliance information and issues a report. February 10th 2017, the data summary for 2016 was published.

Final Exit Network USA publishes its Winter 2017 Newsletter
Feb 20, 2017

Read here the most recent Final Exit Network's Newsletter Winter 2017.

Death with Dignity Act in Washington D.C.
Feb 20, 2017

The review period for Congress to disapprove of the Washington, D.C. Death with Dignity Act has expired. The D.C. assisted suicide law has come into effect on the 18th of February.

Japan Society JSDD published its Newsletter nr 164
Feb 7, 2017

Japan Society JSDD published its Newsletter nr 164. Read the excerpt here.

Right-to-die bill in Catalunya, Spain
Feb 6, 2017

A  bill aimed at decriminalizing euthanasia will be presented to the Regional Parliament of Catalunya, Spain. The draft-proposal to modify Spain’s penal code was initiated

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