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Crowdfunding for defence Sean Davison

          APPEALS FOR FUNDING !

The WFRtDS  has - in cooperation with Sean Davison's law firm - opened up a trust fund to give everyone concerned the possibility to contribute to his defence. Details for contributing to the fund can be found here. Next to this an additional Crowdfunding page has been started for individual donations. Go to GoFundMe  and please donate! Thank you

OPEN LETTER TO POPE FRANCIS

WFRtDS publishes an open letter to Pope Francis, as a statement against the brief of the Sacred  Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith called  DECLARATION ON EUTHANASIA, in which the Vatican makes clear why it opposes euthanasia. This Letter may be used by whoever and whenever religious arguments are brought into discussions on end of life situations in general and (medical) aid in dying in particular. Download open letter here.pdf

Dignitas publishes January 2019 Newsletter
Jan 16, 2019

In her newsletter of January the 15th, the non-profit member society DIGNITAS (To live with dignity – To die with dignity) reflects on the year 2018 and gives an outlook for 2019.

 

California's End of Life Option Act taken to the Supreme Court
Jan 12, 2019

After last November the Fourth District Court of Appeal overturned the District Court decision nullifying the End of Life Option Act, the opponents of California's End of Life Option Act have taken their lawsuit now to the highest level in the state: on January 8 they have

Sidney Rosoff (94) founder of WFRtDS died
Jan 6, 2019

Veteran of 40 years involvement with the right-to-die movement, in the USA and worldwide, Sidney D. Rosoff died on 4 January 2019 at his home in New York after a long illness. He was 94. He was founding president of the World Federation of Right to Die Societies in l980.

Hawaii: assisted dying act went into effect
Jan 4, 2019

In Hawaii, The Our Care, Our Choice Act went into effect on January 1st of this new year.



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The World Federation

The World Federation, founded in 1980, consists of 51 right to die organizations from 26 countries. The Federation provides an international link for organizations working to secure or protect the rights of individuals to self-determination at the end of their lives.

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The official language of the WFRtDS is English, reason why information on this site is mainly published in that language. Where available or applicable, some information is also published in other languages (French, German or Spanish). 

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