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European Division of WFRtDS

Interested in more news on the Right to Die? ERGO circulates on a regular basis an electronic newslist with news from around the world.

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Final Exit Network USA published its Newsletter 11-1, January 2012
Jan 1, 2012

Final Exit Network USA published its Newsletter 11-1, January 2012It can be downloaded here.

Canada in the height of debate on the Right to Die
Dec 24, 2011

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.

Dutch progressive Alzheimer patient receives euthanasia
Dec 20, 2011

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.

Right to Die in the world. Where and how?
Dec 19, 2011

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. 

WFRtDS Newsletter issue 61, December 2011 published
Dec 15, 2011
Japanese Right to Die Society JSDD publishes its Newsletter 143
Dec 14, 2011

Japan Society for the Right to Die JSDD publishes its Newsletter nr. 143, to be downloaded here.

Canada Dying with Dignity DWD presents its December 2011 Newsletter
Dec 14, 2011

downloaded here.Canada Dying with Dignity presents its December 2011 Newsletter, to be

Dutch Right to Die Society NVVE publishes its quarterly 4-2011
Dec 14, 2011

Dutch Right to Die Society NVVE published its quarterly Magazine RELEVANT nr 4.  An English Summary can be downloaded here. For Dutch copy click here.

Right to Die and Completed Life in the Netherlands - an explanation
Nov 28, 2011

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).

Public Seminar of End-of-Life Care Alliance Research Group in Brussels
Nov 28, 2011


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.


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