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Falkland Islands become first overseas British territory to vote in support of assisted dying
Aug 26, 2018

The Daily Mirror in London (Amy-Clare Martin): reported:

EXIT International published its July Newsletter
Aug 26, 2018

EXIT International published its July Newsletter. Download it by clicking here.

Marie Humbert passed away
Aug 26, 2018

La Voix du Nord (FR) reported (read article in French here) the passing of Marie Humbert.In a clinic in the night of 4 on 5 August 2018, Marie Humbert died.

BBC Radio documentary on Aurelia Brouwers' case
Aug 26, 2018

A young Dutch woman (Aurelia Brouwers) suffering from a chronic psychiatrical condition asked for and got her assisted suicide. Her case was approved by the Review Committee in NL.

Euthanasia bill defeated in the Australian Federal Senate
Aug 26, 2018

The push to allow territories the right to legalise euthanasia has foundered in the Senate, with a majority of the chamber voting against the proposal before it reached the committee stage. The proposal appeared doomed when

Debate opened in Economist
Aug 26, 2018

Little doubt exists as to where The Economist stands on assisted dying. In 2015 they ran a cover calling for laws to be changed in Britain and elsewhere to allow doctors to help the terminally ill and the suffering to choose when they die.

Signed portrait of Desmond Tutu for sale
Aug 26, 2018

Dignity South Africa is putting up for auction a Tutu painting (see here) for raising funds for the organisation of the 2018 World Conference in Cape Town.

Japanese Society JSDD publishes its Newsletter 170
Jul 31, 2018

Japanese Society JSDD publishes its Newsletter 170, Read it here.

Dissertation on evaluation of trends and currently debated issues published in Belgium
Jul 28, 2018

Sigrid Dierickx received her PhD recently in Ghent, Belgium (End-of-Life Care research Group). Her dissertation called Euthanasia practice in Belgium, a population-based evaluation of trends and currently debated issues can be read and downloaded  here in PDF format.

The aim of the dissertation was to provide population-based evidence on general trends in euthanasia practice in Belgium

End-of-Life Choice New Zealand published its Newsletter issue 51
Jul 28, 2018

End-of-Life Choice New Zealand published its Newsletter issue 51. Read it here.

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