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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

Hemlock San Diego published its March 2019 Newsletter
Mar 16, 2019

This week, the Hemlock society of San Diego published its March 2019 newsletter.

In Maryland an End-of-Life Option Act passed the House of Delegates
Mar 7, 2019
On March 7, The Maryland House of Delegates passed a death with dignity bill.
Lawmakers voted 74–66 in favor of the End-of-Life Option Act.
 
The bill has now moved to the Maryland Senate where it, as Senate Bill 311, awaites a new voting.
 
Dying with Dignity New South Wales published its autumn 2019 newsletter
Mar 6, 2019

Dying with Dignity New South Wales sees 2019 as the most important year in their history. Read more about it in their autumn 2019 newsletter.

 

 

Go Gentle Australia published its autumn 2019 newsletter
Mar 6, 2019

Go Gentle Australia published its autumn 2019 newsletter
Read it if you want to know what big developments will be faced in all the parts of Australia this coming year. 

 

DMD Colombia published its Newsletter nr 67
Mar 4, 2019

DMD Colombia publishes its Newsletter nr 67 (Spanish only). 

Dying with Dignity Canada publishes February 2019 Newsletter
Mar 1, 2019

  Dying with Dignity Canada published its February 2019 Newsletter.

Supreme Court of California denied the petition against the End of Life Option Act
Feb 27, 2019

Good news for Californians with a terminal illness peace of mind in their final days: they can still count on the End of Life Option Act. On February 27, the Supreme Court denied the petition of the opponents of California's End of Life Option Act. This denial means the law continues to be in effect.

German Minister blocks medication provision for euthanasia
Feb 26, 2019

The German Minister of Health, Jens Spahn (CDU), decided in individual applications for lethal medicines, that these should not be provided.

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