The Economist to campaign on Belgian model of euthanasia
A new editor takes a familiar line.
Dutch paediatricians back euthanasia for under-12s
Association not worried about safeguards.
Where is Belgian euthanasia headed, asks The New Yorker
A country where more and more people are asking to be killed.
European court allows “vegetative” patient to be starved to death
Doctors have been given permission to remove food and water from Vincent Lambert, a severely brain-damaged, 38-year-old Frenchman.
A “mercy killing” outside the law
What message will legalisation send to unbalanced people?
Belgian euthanasia under fire again
Belgians should be alarmed by the deliberate shortening of lives of some patients without their explicit voluntary request.
Death of a salesman reignites assisted dying debate in UK
Yet another UK national has travelled to Switzerland to receive assisted suicide.
Woman at centre of Indian euthanasia debate dies
Fear of death driving push for euthanasia, says medical ethicist
The fear of a miserable death in a hospital bed rather than at home is driving public support for mercy-killing law in the UK.
Leading bioethicists back euthanasia for mentally ill
Why not legalise euthanasia for those suffering from an untreatable mental illness?
South African judge defends assisted suicide ruling
A South African judge has defended a ruling he made in favor of assisted suicide.
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.
Colombia close to legal euthanasia
The Health Ministry has finally drawn up guidelines for voluntary euthanasia
Canadian bioethicist attacks conscientious objection
No doctor should have the right to conscientious objection, says Udo Schuklenk.
US think tank publishes report on risks of assisted suicide
Four reasons why it would be a serious mistake.
50 or 60 Belgian patients euthanased annually for psychiatric reasons
Dr Wim Distelmans explains their misery.
Euthanasia on the rise in Flanders region
Almost one in 20 people in northern Belgium died using euthanasia in 2013.
Gray Lady gives two cheers for euthanasia
NYTimes highlights anger of Diana Rehm.
France divided over deep sleep bill
France is set to debate a bill that would legalise terminal sedation.
Terry Pratchett, novelist, Alzheimer’s campaigner and star euthanasia promoter, dies
But not from assisted suicide.
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