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Margo MacDonald (Scotland) reacts to stage 1 report (see November 18)
Nov 29, 2010

Margo MacDonald - the Scottish independent MP who brought the ELABill up for debate -  fiercely reacts to the negative recommendation by the special committee on her Bill (click here). The stage 1 debate in the Parliament is postponed till Thursday December 2.

GERMANY waits for potential far-reaching decision by European Court of Human Rights
Nov 24, 2010

A German widower has sued Germany in the European Court of Human Rights to overturn a ban on active assisted suicide. He asked the Court to decide whether the German law, banning 'active' assisted suicide, infringes on article 8 of the German Constitution.

Scotlands Committee on the End of Life Assistance (Scotland) Bill brings out Stage 1 Report
Nov 18, 2010

Today the Parliamentary Committee on The End of Life Assistance (Scotland) Bill of Margo MacDonald MSP brings out its Stage 1 Report on the Bill.

Interesting judicial developments in Switzerland?
Nov 17, 2010

A penal court in Switzerland is placed for a dilemma. It has to make a decision on a matter which up till now the Government and  Parliament have  been running away from: "how active are medical end-of-life actions and how are these juridically valued?"

Publication of Death with Dignity National Centre Newsletter
Nov 17, 2010

Portland based Death with Dignity National Centre (DDNC) has published its November 2010 Newsletter  The Dignity Report.

DWDV Newsletter UPDATE, spring 2010 edition published
Nov 9, 2010

UPDATE (edition Spring 2010), DWD Victoria's newsletter, is available now. It can be downloaded by clicking here.

Annual report 2009 Dutch Review Committees now available in translation (English, French and German)
Nov 9, 2010

The annual report 2009 of the Dutch Review Committees is now available in English, French and

PUBMED selection of September 2010
Nov 8, 2010

The new Pubmed selection is now available by clicking here.

WANT to know how Dignitas works?
Nov 3, 2010

Always wanted to know how Dignitas works? You can find the information in its brochure "So funktioniert Dignitas English".

Healthcare professionals organized in UK
Nov 3, 2010

On October 14 a group of Healthcare professionals, chaired by Dr Ann McPherson CBE, a Dignity in Dying Patron, was formed.


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