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WFRtDS raises its voice in support for New Zealand RtD Advocate Suzy Austen

Suzy Austen, a right-to-die campaigner from New Zealand, is facing the possibility of 14 years of imprisonment. 

Suzy denied all three charges against her. Pretrial will be in July 2017.

The costs for the hire of lawyers to defend her against the charges are high. Therefore, a crowdfund campaign is set up. Please donate to help support her legal defence!

Suzy Austen wants it to be known "... how much I appreciate all the support from all around the world, and how grateful and humble I feel."

For more information and to donate, click here.

13th European Conference in Torino Italy June 9-11, 2017

Because of lack of participation, the board of RtD-E had to decide this meeting to be cancelled. RtD-E considers a later meeting to be organised in Brussels. Information via RtD-Europe.

WFRtDS Conference 2018

will be held in Cape Town South Africa from 6 to 9 September 2018.  Updates - when available - will be published on this site.

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Draft bill Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill NSW Australia
May 18, 2017

Yesterday, a draft bill for medical assisted dying was published for public consultation in New South Wales, Australia. The draft bill is created over the past two years by a cross-party working group of NSW MPs.

Gallup poll reveals new high majority supporting doctor assisted suicide in USA
May 14, 2017

 Paul Bedard (The Washington Examiner, May 12, 2017) reported on the results of a recent Gallup poll showing Americans turned socially more liberal on virtually anything. 

WF Support for New Zealand RtD Activist Suzy Austen
May 14, 2017

WFRtDS raises its voice in support of New Zealander Suzy Austen who is before the Wellington District court being accused of three charges connected with assisted suicide, all of which are denied by her.

Ontario passes assisted dying Bill
May 10, 2017

This week, Ontario legislature passed assisted dying Bill 84. The Bill was voted in the third reading, with MPPs voting 48 to 39 in favour. The bill makes several changes to how medical assistance in dying is managed in the province of Ontario, Canada.



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Fédération Internationale

Fondée en 1980, la Fédération Internationale regroupe 53 Associations pour le Droit à Mourir dans la Dignité réparties dans 23 pays.  La Fédération Internationale est une organisation qui permet de créer un lien à l'échelle internationale au service des associations qui œuvrent à garantir et à protéger les droits des individus à choisir les conditions de leur propre fin de vie.

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