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WFRtDS Congress 2020

The next biennial WF Congress will be hosted by DMD Mexico and take place from 28 - 31 October 2020 in Mexico City.

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Thank you!

I wish to thank all those who have so kindly contributed funds to my legal costs. The potential costs are huge, and this assistance is greatly appreciated. I also apologise to those who tried to donate to a GoFundMe account set up in my name for this purpose. Considerable difficulties were experienced with GoFundMe and it was subsequently learned that legal campaigns such as mine are not supported by this site and it was eventually closed. All money that was donated through GoFundMe will be returned.

Crowdfunding for defence Sean Davison

At this stage only one dedicated bank account in South Africa is available to accept funds, details for contributing: Crowdfunding for defence Sean Davison . To date about US$40,000 has been generously received. Access to this account can also be found on the Dignity South Africa website, click here.

My next court appearance is on the 29th April and I will keep you updated on this and the long journey ahead. Thank you for sharing it with me. Sean Davison

Lawsuits in Germany
Apr 21, 2019

In Germany, six complaints to the prohibition on 'businesslike' assisted suicide are brought to the Federal Constitutional Court


De Einder publishes April 2019 Newsletter
Apr 21, 2019

Dutch Society De Einder, published its April 2019 Newsletter. Read it here 

Dutch lawsuit (Heringa) has come to a final end
Apr 21, 2019

In the Netherlands, the lawsuit about assisted suicide from a son (Albert Heringa) to his mother (Moek Heringa) has come to an end. On the 16th of April, the Dutch Supreme Court reached its final verdict: that the ruling of the Court of Appeal from 2018, that Heringa was punishable to the crime of assisted suicide, could hold stand.

Spanish Ángel Hernández arrested and brought to court for assisting in the suicide of his wife
Apr 14, 2019

angel hernándezThis week, the Spanish authorities decided to prosecute Ángel Hernández for his assistance in the suicide of his wife, earlier this month. Hernández' wife, Maria José Carrasco, had been suffering from Multiple Sclerosis (MS) for thirty years and was in very poor condition. She wanted to end her life for a long time and had formulated this in an advance directive and on various videos made by her husband.

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The World Federation

The World Federation, founded in 1980, consists of 53 right to die organizations from 27 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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