Swiss bioethicist backs organ donor euthanasia
Why waste valuable organs?
Should severely disabled infants be euthanased?
Two of the leading voices in bioethics go head-to-head.
An eloquent defense of euthanasia by organ removal
In a recent article in the journal Bioethics, two Oxford bioethicists provide a lucid defense of euthanasia by organ removal.
Dutch doctors want to harvest organs of euthanased patients
The number of organs available for transplant in the Netherlands could double.
Belgian euthanasia group tours Auschwitz
About 70 people accompanied Belgian euthanasia doctor Wim Distelmans on his tour of Auschwitz last month.
Pope condemns euthanasia, calls for a new ‘human ecology’
Pope Francis has condemned euthanasia, calling it “a sin against God the creator”.
Why discriminate with euthanasia?
An Australian academic recently argued that denying euthanasia to the mentally ill could be a form of unjust discrimination.
Disabled girl allowed to die of dehydration in UK
How illegal are euthanasia and assisted suicide in England?
Nitschke battles to keep his registration
The courtroom battle would make a great film.
Stunning video reveals mystical strain in Swiss assisted suicide
Here is a video which is essential viewing for anyone interested in how Swiss assisted suicide groups work.
UK conference studies reality of Belgian euthanasia
Early in November a conference at St Mary’s University, London, brought together experts to discuss future directions.
Belgian psychiatrist deregistered over abuse
A Belgian psychiatrist who sexually abused a patient who subsequently sought euthanasia has been deregistered.
Voluntary euthanasia advocate dies in Darwin
He was allegedly supplied with the barbiturate Nembutal.
15% rise in Dutch euthanasia deaths
Euthanasia now represents over 3% of all Dutch deaths.
A more elegant solution
An elderly Belgian man and wife are preparing to be euthanized together. They explain why in a startling interview.
Belgium grants prisoner’s request for euthanasia
A decision which raises many questions.
Having a laugh at euthanasia
A new Israeli film attempts to offer a humorous look at euthanasia.
Berlin opens memorial to euthanasia victims
It is striking piece of modern architecture: a 30-metre-long wall of blue glass in the open air near the Berlin Philharmonic.
Is fear of nursing homes a reason for Dutch euthanasia?
A Dutch euthanasia clinic is being investigated for helping an elderly woman to die because she did not want to live in a nursing home.
What students think about conscientious objection
An revealing new study published in the Journal of Medical Ethics examines the attitudes of medical students towards conscientious objection.
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