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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.
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.
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.
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?"
Portland based Death with Dignity National Centre (DDNC) has published its November 2010 Newsletter The Dignity Report.
UPDATE (edition Spring 2010), DWD Victoria's newsletter, is available now. It can be downloaded by clicking here.
The annual report 2009 of the Dutch Review Committees is now available in English, French and http://www.euthanasiecommissie.nl/en/doc/pdf/jaarverslag%20RTE%202009%20...
The new Pubmed selection is now available by clicking here.
Always wanted to know how Dignitas works? You can find the information in its brochure "So funktioniert Dignitas English".
On October 14 a group of Healthcare professionals, chaired by Dr Ann McPherson CBE, a Dignity in Dying Patron, was formed.