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Two doctors in Japan suspected of homicide with consent
Jul 27, 2020

In Japan, the police has arrested two doctors on suspicion of killing a woman with a progressive degenerative disease at her request. 

Japan RTD Society JSDD publishes Newsletter 178
Jul 27, 2020

Dutch member of parliament submitted a bill for assisted dying
Jul 27, 2020

In the Netherlands, the social-liberal party (D66) submitted their long awaited bill on end-of-life guidance for elderly people. If the bill would pass, older people who consider their own lives to be complete can end their lives with help of professional attendants.

Exit International presents NuTech Conference 2020
Jul 16, 2020

The 2020 NuTech Conference will be held on Saturday 26 September, via Livestream. The theme of this year's NuTech is 'The Dementia Dilemma'. More information: NuTech2020 Website

Friends At The End publishes Spring 2020 Newsletter
Jul 10, 2020

This May, Friends At The End (FATE) publishes the Spring 2020 Newsletter.

Developments in Massachusetts
Jul 9, 2020

A bill that would give the terminally ill the option of ending their own lives medically is making its way through the Massachusetts legislature. The bill, titled “An Act relative to end of life options,” was recommended for acceptance by the joint committee on Public Health on June 8th. 

Dignitas publishes May 2020 Newsletter
Jul 1, 2020

The Swiss member society DIGNITAS published their May 2020 newsletter.

An update from Luxembourg
Jun 29, 2020

It was in 2012 that we last published a newsletter of the Luxembourg Right to Die Society. It's time for an update!  

Belgian RWS publishes Magazine 2020-3
Jun 24, 2020

The Belgian (Dutch-speaking) Right to Die Society RWS published her (Flemish only) Magazine 2020-3, for the months July, August and September 2020. 

Victorian VAD law now 1 year in use
Jun 23, 2020

One year and 4 days ago (on 19 June 2019), Victoria’s historic voluntary assisted dying laws commenced. Despite opponents predicting a tsunami of death, the VAD Review Board’s report on the first 6 months of operation showed that the regime is working safely and effectively. On the first anniversary of these laws coming into operation there were a number of stories reported in the media.

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