South African judge defends assisted suicide ruling
A South African judge has defended a ruling he made in favor of assisted suicide.
Scotland’s assisted suicide bill whacked by committee
Margo MacDonald's legacy contains "significant flaws".
South African court authorises assisted suicide
On Thursday a South African court ruled that a 65-year-old man should be allowed to undergo assisted suicide.
Brittany Maynard speaks from grave to California senators
Compassion & Choices has scored another public relations coup
US think tank publishes report on risks of assisted suicide
Four reasons why it would be a serious mistake.
Gray Lady gives two cheers for euthanasia
NYTimes highlights anger of Diana Rehm.
Swiss assisted suicide group notches up 27% rise in deaths
Exit for German speakers hope to have a quarter of a million members in 10 years.
Terry Pratchett, novelist, Alzheimer’s campaigner and star euthanasia promoter, dies
But not from assisted suicide.
Nitschke’s campaign for re-registration falters
Now he has been expelled from the Australian Medical Association.
‘Canadian doctors don’t want to assist in suicide’—new survey
The majority of Canada’s palliative care specialists don’t want to participate in assisted suicide, according to a new survey.
Colombia may finally legalise euthanasia
The assisted suicide of American woman Brittany Maynard last year may have tipped Colombia into legalising euthanasia.
Searching for a new word for suicide
“Suicide” evokes nooses, bridges, bullets and 20-storey buildings, a depressing panorama for assisted-suicide activists. How about "dignicide"?
How will conscientious objectors fare in Canada?
It's shaping up as a major issue among doctors in Canada after last week’s Supreme Court ruling which legalised it.
Palliative care and PAD—The Benelux experience
A group of researchers have produced an empirical study of the effect of physician assisted death on palliative care.
Canada’s supreme court strikes down ban on assisted suicide
Prohibiting assisted suicide is unconstitutional and a violation of the country’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Physician assisted death versus palliative care
Why wait for the perfect public health system?
Nitschke loses legal battle to practice as a doctor
Tribunal rules that his activities would undermine public confidence in the medical profession and pose a serious risk to public safety.
Should we pay commercial providers to assist suicides?
Assisted suicide is an idea which keeps evolving.
Nitschke battles to keep his registration
The courtroom battle would make a great film.
Swiss canton forces nursing homes to host assisted suicides
The Swiss canton of Neuchâtel has voted to force government-funded nursing homes to allow representatives of assisted suicide groups to advertise their services.
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