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ADMD Québecoise's President reports
Dec 25, 2012

President Helene Bolduc of ADMD Quebecoise sends everyone all the best for 2013, with a word referring to the many positive issues of 2012.

WFRtDS Newsletter issue 63, December 2012 published
Dec 21, 2012
BBC to air a sit-com about assisted suicide
Dec 16, 2012

The Independent reports (Daisy Wyatt) about a new initiative of BBC to turn assisted suicide into the comedy Way to Go, to be aired on BBC 3 from January 15, 2013.

Helping the terminally ill to die becomes a 'life line' for twenty something mates in this new BBC comedy Way To Go, about three blokes who go into business to help the terminally ill to die.

Euthanasia law in transit in Colombian Senate, awaiting definite decisions
Dec 16, 2012

After the decriminalisation of euthanasia in Colombia in 1997 never was proper regulation introduced, until now. Senator Armando Benedetti drafted regulations that were discussed in a Colombian Senate Commission this month, a proposal that was approved by 11 votes to 5. Some of the criteria include

Australian announced details of national Newspoll on voluntary euthanasia
Dec 16, 2012 - Australia's  national alliance of State and Territory dying-with-dignity and voluntary euthanasia societies - has announced this month the results of the latest national Newspoll research on voluntary euthanasia (VE). The comprehensive study shows that:

Farewell Foundation's December 2012 Newsletter published
Dec 16, 2012

Farewell Foundation Canada published its December 2012 Newsletter, to be read here.

Flemish Right to Die RWS to celebrate its 30 year anniversary in January 2013
Dec 16, 2012

On January 26, 2013 RWS - the Flemish Right to Die Society -  will celebrate the anniversary of 30 years RWS and 10 years Euthanasia Law, showing the premiere of "End Credits", a documentary film of Marc Cosyns and Alexander Decommere. The celebration takes place in

MS-sufferer challenges Irish Criminal Law Suicide Act (1993)
Dec 14, 2012

Marie Fleming (59) – now in the end stages of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), diagnosed in 1986 – wants to die, and therefore is challenging the State, the Irish Attorney General and the DPP. The session of the Irish High Court started early December. Submissions will also be made by the Human Rights Commission

Swiss opinion poll shows great support for assisted death in European countries
Nov 25, 2012

Isopublic, a Swiss partner of International Gallup International, executed a study by online interviews in 12 European countries into the view of Europeans on assisted suicide. In every country 1000 interviews were held, resulting in an interesting strong majority of support. The study was executed in the corresponding language of each country.

Dutch Right to Die Society published 4th quarterly Relevant, 2012-04
Nov 21, 2012

NVVE, the Dutch RtD Society published its 4th quarterly magazine Relevant, issue 2012-04. An English summary can be read here.


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