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Because it – even in the Netherlands - is still not possible to realize a dignified self-managed (without assistance) death, the Coöperatie Laatste Wil (Cooperative Last Wish) is established for anyone over the age of 18.The initiative is supported by NVVE.
On 15 April 2013 the Montana Senate defeated bill H.B. 505 , a bill that would have criminalised medically assisted dying and would have mandated prison sentences and fines for physicians who provide aid in dying to terminally ill patients. The vote was 27 to 23 in opposition, after which the Senate also voted to indefinitely table the bill, eliminating the need for a final vote later.
Death with Dignity National Centre (Melissa Barber) reports on April 18, 2013:
Great news from Vermont today! After hearing testimony from various end-of-life care experts, advocates, and some opponents over the last two weeks, the Vermont House Human Services Committee decided to focus on bill language with safeguards modeled on the Oregon Death with Dignity legislation. All of us here at the Death with Dignity National Center
JSDD - Japan's Society for Dying with Dignity - just published its April 2013 Newsletter nr 149.
In the scope of the 30th anniversary of RWS a new documentary by Marc Cosyns and Alexander Decommere had its premiere during a celebration in Antwerpen on January 26, 2013. The trailer of End Credits can be seen here. A low quality screener can be viewed here. Both the Dutch version and an English subtitles version of the DVD can be acquired
Hemlock Society of San Diego, USA published its March 2013 Newsletter recently, to be seen here.
Final Exit Network, host for the 2014 World Federation of Right to Die Societies Meeting, has published a Press Release. See for more information the Announcement at the top of this WF homepage.
The editor of Right to Die Canada's Newsletter recently sent the publication of the 2012 Newsletter(s), with apologies for the delay.
She wrote and asked me to publish:
In a blog - dated March 19, 2013 - on Dignity South Africa's website, the administrator signals a problem ewncountered by many sort like organisations. Read it here.