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Schiavo tragedy and award-winning films reawake right-to-die interest
Aug 21, 1970

The Schiavo case and the movies 'The Sea Inside' and 'Million Dollar Baby' have reawoken interest in Right-to-Die.

Palliative Care – Not a One Issue Debate
Aug 21, 1970

The Australian organizations listed below, seeking law reform to permit patient choice for a medically assisted death, call upon Palliative Care Australia to acknowledge its responsibility to all suffering people under its care ...

Book by Derek Humphry
Aug 21, 1970

The Good Euthanasia Guide: Where, What, and Who in Choices in Dying provides a well-organized compendium of the laws on assisted suicide and euthanasia internationally, a directory of right-to-die organizations and more. Order from the ERGO store website .

Bush Administration challenges Oregon Death with Dignity Act
Aug 21, 1970

Taken from the World Right-to-Die Newsletter issue no. 46, Januray 2005.

Saba Medal For Japanese Group
Aug 21, 1970

The Saba Medal, awarded every two years to the person or organization that has done most during that time for the World Federation of Right to Die Societies, was awarded to the Japan Society for Dying with Dignity.

The next meeting of Friends at the End
Aug 21, 1970

Instead of having a speaker, the next meeting of Friends at the End will be a video showing of a Spanish film: "The Sea Inside" on Saturday, 18 February 2006, in Glasgow.

Isle of Man
Aug 21, 1970

A five-­person committee of the local parliament has been examining the issues of passive and active euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide; its report is due soon.

Number of euthanasia cases drops
Aug 21, 1970

he number of euthanasia cases has dropped over the past few years, though the number of terminal patients receiving palliative sedation has increased.

Supplies for pharmacies
Aug 21, 1970

There is an initiative of drug company Multipharma, which has decided to make available in all its pharmacies a pack containing all the products a doctor would need in carrying out an approved euthanasia.

Terry Schiavo's parents continue legal battle
Aug 21, 1970

Terry Schiavo's parents get Atlanta Court of Appeal to consider request for new hearing.

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