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Final Exit Network USA published its Newsletter 11-1, January 2012It can be downloaded here.
On November 14, 2011 the B.C Supreme Court case opened, in which Canada's laws against assisted suicide are on trial. This "Carter versus Attorney General of Canada and Attorney General of British Columbia" involves evidence that exceeds 10,000 pages of submissions, including over 100 affidavits and experts.
A 64-year old Dutch woman, suffering from a progressive state of Alzheimer's, received euthanasia. The case was extensively reviewed by all (5) Review Committees and considered to be 'careful'- in compliance with the law.
Recently ERGO published a list of jurisdictions where - in one way or the other - aid in dying is legalised. It appears that in 7 countries and 5 (USA) States this is the case.
Japan Society for the Right to Die JSDD publishes its Newsletter nr. 143, to be downloaded here.
downloaded here.Canada Dying with Dignity presents its December 2011 Newsletter, to be
One of the members of the Dutch group Of Free Will wrote an instructive booklet about the ideas and intentions behind the group that started a Citizen's Initiative last year to (successfully) get the Dutch Parliament to put the Right to Die in cases of Completed Life on the agenda. The initiative was supported by more then 110.000 people. (see news-item on this website of february 19, 2010 "Completed Life" and the right to choose).
The End-of-life Care Research Group (from Universities of Ghent and VU Brussels) would like to invite you to the public seminar of the Alliance Research Group End-of-Life-Care on
Wednesday December 14, 2011 from 4pm to 6pm, in the Auditorium TI, building K at the Jette campus of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.