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Bookrelease 'How to Get the Death You Want'
May 10, 2017

The new book of John Abraham 'How to Get the Death You Want: A Practical and Moral Guide' is now available. It is a comprehensive manual for anybody reaching the end of life, and for their caring friends, relatives, advocates, and caretakers. The author, who is an Episcopal priest, describes in detail the formidable challenges faced by those

Tasmanian Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill will be debated
May 9, 2017

The new Tasmanian Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016 Bill will be debated in the House of Assembly on 24 May 2017.

Milan Prosecutors: Assisted suicide for terminal ill allowed
May 4, 2017

This Tuesday, Milan Prosecutors stated that assisted suicide does not violate the right to life.

Dignitas publishes its 7th quality control report
May 4, 2017

Dignitas published its 7th quality control report. It covers the time period from August 2012 to December 2014.

RtD-Europe meeting in Torino cancelled
May 3, 2017

Because of lack of participation, the board of RtD-E had to decide this meeting to be cancelled. RtD-E considers a later meeting to be organised in Brussels. Information via RtD-Europe.

Portuguese consider two right-to-die bills in Parliament
May 1, 2017

In Portugal, two bills on dying with dignity are being discussed in Parliament. The bills would legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide.




The Economist: 'Death is inevitable, a bad death is not'
May 1, 2017

This week’s cover of the Economist stated ‘How life ends. Death is inevitable, a bad death is not’.

Belgian Catholic psychiatric hospitals open to euthanasia
May 1, 2017

Last week, the board of the Belgian Brothers of Charity announced that from now on, it will allow euthanasia to take place in their psychiatric hospitals.

Pros and cons available on site
May 1, 2017

New content is added to 'Information' on the left side of the homepage. Under 'pros and cons' you can find the most frequent heard pros and cons used in the dying with dignity discussion.


Iceland 53rd WFRtDS member
Apr 30, 2017

The committee today has agreed to accept Lífsvirðing, félag um dánaraðstoð  as interim member. Welcome, for details click here


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