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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

UK Royal College of Physicians (RCP) dropped opposition to assisted dying
Mar 21, 2019

On March 21, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) dropped its longstanding opposition to assisted dying. Now it has taken a neutral stance on this topic. With this stance, the organisation now represents its members' views. More than a month ago, a poll of the British campaign group Dignity in Dying, showed that most British GPs think that

Baroness Warnock, campaigner for assisted dying, passed away
Mar 21, 2019
Baroness Warnock (Mary) died on March 20, 2019, at the age of 94. Warnock was philosopher and politician and passionate advocate for assisted dying. The Times of London placed an obituary for her.

After the death of her husband in 1995, she admitted that he had been helped to die. He was suffering from a rare lung disease, and a GP gave him a peaceful and dignified death by increasing his morphine dose, ending his life two weeks before he would have died.
Danish physician Svend Lings sentenced to prison for assisted suicide
Mar 18, 2019

Already in January of this year, the former Chief Physician at Odense University Hospital, Svend Lings, has been sentenced to 60 days conditionally in prison for having participated in assisted dying. This sentence was given by the Eastern High Court, in reaction to the appeal of Lings against the judgment of the district court to give him 40 days conditional imprisonment.

Dutch documentary about a Dignified Death in a situation of mental suffering
Mar 16, 2019

During the Socially Relevant Film Festival New York (15 - 21 March 2019), A DIGNIFIED DEATH (a film by Jesse van Venrooij, Netherlands) will have its North American Premiere. The screening will take place on 20 March, 9 PM at the Cinema Village, 22 East 12th street New York, 10003. Tickets via the schedule of the Festival, by clicking her.   Both cineast and doctor that applied



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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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