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Newsletter 147 Japan Society for Dying with Dignity published
Oct 17, 2012

Japan Society JSDD published its Newsletter nr 147.

Hemlock Florida published its Newsletter Beacon
Oct 17, 2012

Hemlock Florida published its Newsletter Beacon October 2012

Euthanasia now legal on Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba
Oct 9, 2012

Since Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba (3 of the Netherlands Antilles) are no longer separate  countries within the "Dutch Kingdom", but extraordinary municipalities of The Netherlands, Dutch law applies there as well. This means that Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide are now legal there.

Norwegian Right to Die Society LmL to award the Christian Sandsdalen prize on November 2, 2012 in Oslo
Oct 9, 2012

On November 2, 2012 - World Right to Die Day - the Norwegian Right to Die Society LmL will award a (new) prize, named after the Norwegian doctor Christian Sandsdalen, who gave a lethal dose of morphine to his MS patient and was prosecuted up to the Supreme Court for this "illegal" act.

5th World Right to Die Day in France
Oct 9, 2012

As is usual since 2008 when the celebration of such a Day was originated by Jean-Luc Roméro in Paris, he, together with the 32 delegates of ADMD Paris launched the invitation for a meeting at the Trocadéro / Parvis des Droits de l’Homme , 2 Nov, 6pm, in memory of those who died unfortunately not according to their wishes

Margo Macdonald's new bill to be presented on World Right to Die Day in Edinburgh
Oct 9, 2012

Margo Macdonald, Member of the Scottish Parliament, in association with FATE, is hosting a Press Conference to launch her Assisted Dying Bill (see below) and to celebrate European End of Life Day on Friday 2 November 2012.

The 2011 annual report of Dutch Euthanasia Review Committees published
Oct 9, 2012

The long awaited 2011 report of the Dutch Euthanasia Review Committees has been published recently. The Dutch report can be found here. Translations in English, French and German will appear later this year. Summary of the results:

PubMed abstracts September 2012
Oct 9, 2012

The PubMed abstracts of September 2012 can be found here.

Dying with Dignity Canada publisheds its September Newsletter
Sep 13, 2012

Dying with Dignity Canada publishes its September 2012 issue Voice for Choice.

Toronto man ends his life to avert horrors of Huntington’s disease
Sep 12, 2012

Canadian thestar.com published a story (September 7, 2012) written by Robert Cribb, about a Toronto man with Huntington's disease, who ended his life to avert the ultimate consequences of an horrible dying bed because of his disease, and had to do it himself. Although "personal stories" are not usually published on  this site

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