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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.

Noel Conway: Terminally-ill man loses assisted dying challenge
Jul 1, 2018

Noel Conway, 68, who has motor neurone disease, has fought a legal battle for the right to a "peaceful and dignified" death.The retired lecturer challenged an earlier High Court rejection of his case at a hearing in May. Mr Conway, from Shrewsbury, said he now intends to take his fight to the Supreme Court. Mr Conway

Spain takes step closer to euthanasia law ?
Jul 1, 2018

El Pais (June 27, 2018) reports: Spanish Congress on Tuesday agreed to consider a bill drafted by the governing Socialist Party (PSOE) to make euthanasia a new personal right that would be available through Spain’s public healthcare system.

Counter measure taken by German Ministry of Health against progressive judgement
Jul 1, 2018

Deutsche Welle (June 30, 2018) reports: The German Ministry of Health on Friday called for the medical regulatory body to stop allowing seriously ill people access to euthanasia drugs. The request to the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical

NuTech to organise a meeting in Cape Town
Jul 1, 2018

NuTech is considering the possibility to set up a NuTech gathering in Cape Town in September 2018 to follow the WF Conference; this could take place on Sunday September 9, after the WFRtDS delegates meeting, or else on Monday 10.

An article following publication in Caribbean Journal.
Jul 1, 2018

Following an article in a Caribbean Journal, Leonard Bernstein published a condensed version of his (many) presentation. Worth reading material!

DWD New South Wales publishes its June 2018 (Winter) Newsletter
Jul 1, 2018

It can be read here.DWD New South Wales publishes its June 2018 (Winter) Newsletter. It can be read here.

DWD Canada publishes News Update June 2018
Jul 1, 2018

DWD Canada publishes News Update June 2018. It can be read here.

Dignitas reacts to Swiss guideline "Handling Dying and Death"
Jul 1, 2018

Dignitas reacts (in German)  to Swiss guideline "Handling Dying and Death" issued by Swiss Akademie der Medizinische Wissenschaften. Dignitas concludes it to be rtooted in fallacies. See the (German) Press Statement here.

Before Forever After:When Conversations About Living Meet Questions About Dying
Jun 30, 2018

Helena Dolny, writer of Before Forever After believes we’d live better and suffer less if we were to talk about dying more readily.  It was Archbishop Desmond Tutu who told her: ‘This taboo about not talking about dying needs to be challenged.’  She took up this challenge, set out to interview a broad range of

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