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New Board for RtD-Europe
Nov 20, 2009

At the Biennial Meeting of RtD-Europe in Frankfurt (October 9-11, 2009) a new board was elected:

Netherlands: suicide medication information for NVVE members on line
Nov 12, 2009

The Dutch RtD Society NVVE has put information on methods for a humane suicide on a closed webpage on their website. The information is only available for members of NVVE, reason why international publicity made headlines like "Information available for € 17,50".

DWD NSW November 2009 Newslater released
Nov 11, 2009

The November 2009 edition of DWDNSW Newsletter is released and can be seen by clicking here.

November 2 - International Right to Die in Dignity Day
Oct 21, 2009

October 21, 2009: For the second year a large meeting will take place to commemorate the International Right to Die in Dignity Day in Paris, France on the Parvis des Droits-

VE Campaigner Sir Ludovic Kennedy (UK) died
Oct 21, 2009

Ludovic Kennedy, writer, broadcaster and cam

Dutch not giving in to UN Human Rights Committee
Oct 19, 2009

The Dutch government will not give in to the call from the UN  H

Dutch Review Committee Year Report 2008 available in English
Oct 8, 2009

October 7,  2009: According to the Dutch Law, each euthanasia case has to be reported to and reviewed by one of the (5) Regional Review Committees.

First hour of debate in Canadian House of Commons
Oct 8, 2009

October 7, 2009:

Ireland to have living wills legalised soon?
Oct 1, 2009

A Law Reform Commission has recommended the Irish

Dutch documentary on assisted suicide and chronic mental health illness
Sep 30, 2009

HUMAN Media (the Dutch humanistic broadcast foundation) has recently provided an English subtitled version of the Dutch documentary called "Mag ik dood?" ("Please let me die"), dealing with the problem of the lack of help for people with a chronic mental illness who wish to die. Documentary maker Eveline van Dijck takes you along in her search for answers, after the suicide of her sister Cathma.

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