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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.

South Australian VES publishes newsletters
May 10, 2017

South Australian VES published its 42nd (click here) & 43rd (click here) newsletters.

Bookrelease 'How to Get the Death You Want'
May 10, 2017

The new book of John Abraham 'How to Get the Death You Want: A Practical and Moral Guide' is now available. It is a comprehensive manual for anybody reaching the end of life, and for their caring friends, relatives, advocates, and caretakers. The author, who is an Episcopal priest, describes in detail the formidable challenges faced by those

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.

Tasmanian Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill will be debated
May 9, 2017

The new Tasmanian Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016 Bill will be debated in the House of Assembly on 24 May 2017.

Milan Prosecutors: Assisted suicide for terminal ill allowed
May 4, 2017

This Tuesday, Milan Prosecutors stated that assisted suicide does not violate the right to life.

Dignitas publishes its 7th quality control report
May 4, 2017

Dignitas published its 7th quality control report. It covers the time period from August 2012 to December 2014.

RtD-Europe meeting in Torino cancelled
May 3, 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.

Portuguese consider two right-to-die bills in Parliament
May 1, 2017

In Portugal, two bills on dying with dignity are being discussed in Parliament. The bills would legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide.




The Economist: 'Death is inevitable, a bad death is not'
May 1, 2017

This week’s cover of the Economist stated ‘How life ends. Death is inevitable, a bad death is not’.


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