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2006 Toronto Conference
Aug 21, 1970
Danish Society "En Vaerdig Dod"
Aug 21, 1970

The Danish society En Vaerdig Dod (EVD) was established only five years ago. It is still small, with only some 300 members.

Dutch law on Termination of life on request and assisted suicide (complete text)
Aug 21, 1970

The complete text of the Dutch law on euthanasia as entered into force on April 1st, 2002.

Doctors drop opposition to assisted dying
Aug 21, 1970

In June the British Medical Association dropped its opposition to assisted dying. This brings them into line with other medical organisations such as the General Medical Council and the Royal Colleges of Physicians and GPs.

Source: Newsletter RtD-Europe, September 2005.

Future Meetings of the WFRtDS
Aug 21, 1970

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

2005: RTD Europe will meet in Turin Italy in October, hosted by Exit Italia. It is open to members of RTD Europe and the WF Board.

2006: World Fed to Meet in Toronto Canada
To be hosted by Dying with Dignity the 16th biennial conference of the Toronto. DWD Executive Director, Cathy St. John, promises a lively and varied conference. WF Board member and sister, Cynthia St. John, has promised to help.

Retired doctor died with help of Dignitas clinic
Aug 21, 1970

A British woman suffering from a rare brain disease has committed assisted suicide in Switzerland.

Adddition to statutes
Aug 21, 1970

Addition of assisted suicide to the statutes of ADMD-LIn January, the committtee suggested an amendment to the text of its original statutes established in 1988.

Piergiorgio Welby Update
Aug 21, 1970

Mr. Welby, 60, had his wish fulfilled by Dr. Mario Ricci who sedated him then disconnected his respirator; Welby died shortly thereafter on December 20.

'Vulnerable women'
Aug 21, 1970

A viewpoint by Julia Anaf (Vice President, South Australia Voluntary Euthanasia Society) on gender and voluntary euthanasia.

Rally at Parliament 20th June 2007!
Aug 21, 1970

STOP PRESS: Dr Rodney Syme, Vice President of Dying With Dignity Victoria, will be making a significant announcement regarding his involvement in Steve Guest's death, at the rally.

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