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Newsletter Hemlock San Diego January 2017 published
Jan 26, 2017

Hemlock San Diego published its January 2017 Newsletter. To read, click here

New Right to Die Society in Iceland
Jan 26, 2017

A group of Icelanders, with the support of the Icelandic Humanists, has established a new RtD group, named  Lífsvirðing (meaning "respect for life") on January 26, 2017.  Objectives are to

Finland set to debate euthanasia
Jan 20, 2017

A citizen's initiative to raise the issue of euthanasia in the Finnish Parliament (Eduskunta) has passed the requisite 50,000 signatories required to trigger a parliamentary debate.

January 2017 Newsletter Final Options Illinois published
Jan 3, 2017

Final Options Illinois published its January 2017 Newsletter.  Read it here.

ADMD-B published Bulletin no 141
Dec 30, 2016

ADMD-B published Bulletin no 141. Read it here (in French only)

December 2016 Newsletter De Einder published
Dec 30, 2016

Dutch Society De Einder, published its Newsletter December 2016. Read it here (in Dutch only)

Washington DC takes another step towards legalising assited dying
Dec 30, 2016

The Washington Times reports: DC mayor signs assisted suicide bill, which was approved already by the DC Council last month. It is now not clear (yet?) if the Congress (because DC is not a state all laws will have to be approved by the Congress) will approve the bill. It has blocked DC legislations before (such as the recreational  marijuana law).

Dutch Bill proposed to legalise assisted suicide for people who consider their lives to be completed
Dec 20, 2016

 

Assisted suicide for elderly people - an age limit of 75 and more is suggested - who consider their lives to be completed, could be made possible under a bill brought forward by Parliament member Pia Dijkstra of the Dutch political party D66.  An individual to whom the bill applies

Dying with Dignity NSW published its Newsletter (Summer) December 2016
Dec 14, 2016

Dying with Dignity NSW published its Newsletter (Summer) December 2016. Read it here.

Victorian Government to introduce bill in second half of 2017
Dec 14, 2016

Important news from the Victorian Government.  Daniel Andrews, Victoria's PM,  announced that his Labour Government will introduce legislation into Parliament next year (2nd half 2017)  to legalise voluntary assisted dying for terminally ill people in Victoria.

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