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Final Exit book celebrates 25 year
Feb 9, 2016

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Derek Humphry's ground breaking book Final Exit, the Final Exit Network USA organised a Death with Dignity Day on January 2,  2016. The press release said:
Books have the power to encourage and advance change. But only rarely does a book, by itself, establish a new civil liberty and start a movement to achieve it. Such a book is Derek Humphry’s Final Exit.The notion that people had a right to end their suffering came as a shock.

Mexican DMD new member of WFRtDS
Feb 9, 2016

Since February 1, 2016 Por el Derecho a Morir con Dignidad AC (DMD Mexico) is admitted as interim member of the WFRtDS: welcome!  For information click here.

40 years old Japan Society JSDD published its Newsletter nr 160
Feb 9, 2016

Read here English Summary of Japanese JSDD Newsletter issue 160, accompanied by an additional booklet with interviews, r

New - electronic - Journal of Assisted Dying launched in Australia
Feb 9, 2016

Dying for Choice, Neil Francis' Blog, announced the launch of the new Journal of Assisted Dying.

New move in Ireland on the Right to Die front
Jan 12, 2016

Independent member of Irish Parliament TD John Halligan moved a Private Member’s Bill providing for “a dignified and peaceful end of life” for qualifying persons.The Dying with Dignity Bill 2015 would recognise “the right of clearly consenting adults who are enduring intolerable physical suffering to seek medical help to end their lives”.

New Swiss member: Associazione Liberty Life
Dec 17, 2015

Associazione Liberty Life - a Swiss Right to Die Society in Italian speaking canton of Ticino -  has been admitted as interim member of WFRtDS.

Dying with Dignity NSW publishes its Summer Newsletter nr 133 (December 2015)
Dec 17, 2015

Dying with Dignity NSW publishes its summer Newsletter nr 133 (December 2015)

Provisional programme of Amsterdam WF Conference published
Dec 11, 2015

Have you recently visited the special Conference website? Otherwise - please do and see who is going to speak and on what issues. Don't forget the early bird registrations!

After a No now a provisional Yes to implantation of Quebec Law on December 10, 2015
Dec 11, 2015

The Government of Quebec has appealed to the decision of the Quebec Supreme Court of last week. The Court agreed to hear the appeal and by so doing they have effectively suspended the judgement and permitting the implementation of Bill 52 in its entirety, including the provisions for physician assisted dying (known as medical aid in dying in Quebec’s bill).

Final Exit Network published their Newsletter Fall / November 2015
Dec 9, 2015

The latest Final Exit Network Newsletter (November 2015) can be found here.

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