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April 11, 2021

Dutch Push for Demedicalisation of Euthanasia Laws

NOS.nl, Agence France Presse

The Coöperatie Laatste Wil (CLW), together with thirty Dutch citizens, is taking the Dutch State to court to create the legal right for voluntary, elective dying at a time of one’s choosing that does not require medical sanction or assistance. This Dutch push for the Demedicalisation of Euthanasia Laws is being driven by the concept […]

March 8, 2021

Liberation France – Profile on Philip Nitschke

Julie Brafman, Liberation

The Australian Dr Philip Nitschke, the head of the global pro-euthanasia group Exit International, is the first doctor to legally assist someone to die. He has also just completed his latest creation: a futuristic capsule that makes it possible to finish without medical assistance. Perhaps he would have remained an unknown doctor at the hospital […]

February 28, 2021

Demand for Swiss assisted dying: clinic inquiries soar

Hayden Johnson, Courier Mail

Queenslanders desperate for a painless death are turning to Switzerland’s world renowned assisted-dying clinic ahead of the state considering its own end-of-life laws. Pegasos, voluntary assisted dying clinic based in the northern Swiss town of Basel, is receiving almost daily inquiries from Queenslanders. The clinic which opened in 2019 has received more inquiries from Queensland […]

February 4, 2021

It is time for the elderly to sacrifice themselves for the young

Jannetje Koelewijn, NRC

Psychiatrist Boudewijn Chabot (79) does not want to go to the ICU when he falls ill. More elderly people have to sacrifice themselves, he says. “Dying is part of life, that is what we have to learn to accept again.” Boudewijn Chabot (79) believes that you can only die properly if you prepare for it. […]

January 24, 2021

Ultime Liberté Board Members Arrested by French Police

Caroline M.Dermy, Le Journal de la Haute-Marne

Last Tuesday at 6:45 am, Claude Hury was awakened by the gendarmes of Oclaesp (Central Office for the Fight against Attacks on the Environment and Public Health). Indeed, the 71-year-old woman is president of the Ultime Liberté association. This association has been campaigning for the right to assisted suicide since 2009. Claude Hury and Armand […]

January 17, 2021

Selling Coals to Newcastle? The Dutch Discover Pegasos

Marten van de Wier, Trouw

Always on time, he is ready in the morning in the hall of his apartment. Kees Kentie (87 years) is ready in every way. He was counting down the days in the past week. Everyday actions are against him. Shaving: it’s exhausting. He’s looking forward to his last shave tomorrow. Today, July 22, 2020, Kees […]