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The 2018 World Conference in Cape Town South Africa will take place from 6 to 9 September 2019.
Long time - he is acknowledged as initiator and motivator of the debates and developments in the USA and the world - Right to Die Pioneer Derek Humphry finally found the time to write down his memoirs. As the front flap on the book rightly states, the book with a Foreword by Stephen Jamison tells the reader "How an ordinary British Journalist became the Spokesperson for a Movement". Reading the story of his life, Humphry takes you along his route of life-events towards
Belgian ADMD published its fourth quater 2016 Newsletter nr 142 (in French). Read it here.
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.
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.
Australian Go Gentle published its March 2017 newsletter. Read it here.
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.
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 (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.