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April 6, 2022

Family threaten legal action against Swiss assisted suicide clinic

Family threaten legal action against Swiss assisted suicide clinic where American woman died Krista Atkins rejected her family’s concerns just before her death by suicide in June 2020.  The family of an American woman who died by assisted suicide in Switzerland has threatened to take legal action against the clinic where she died. Krista Atkins, […]

March 29, 2022

Arizona sisters who died by assisted suicide in Switzerland were ‘tired of life’

The Arizona sisters who died by assisted suicide in Switzerland were ‘tired of life’ reports The Independent. Sisters Lila Ammouri and Susan Frazier decided to end their lives at a Swiss assisted dying clinic after becoming “tired of life”, according to an advocate who was advising them. Dr Ammouri, a palliative care doctor aged 54, […]

January 23, 2022

Euthanasia Report Card from New Zealand

Isaac Davison, NZ Herald

In a euthanasia report card from New Zealand, Euthanasia uptake has been found to be slow so far, but it is expected to rise. One to two people have chosen assisted death each week since euthanasia became legal in New Zealand in November, new figures show. A total of 73 people have applied for the Assisted Dying Service […]

December 16, 2021

A 3-D Printed Pod Inflames the Assisted Suicide Debate

A 3-D Printed Pod Inflames the Assisted Suicide Debate The pod, known as Sarco, was conceived as a way for people to end their lives without involving a doctor. A plan to introduce it in Switzerland has raised alarm even among right-to-die advocates. For years, a sleek, pod-shaped suicide machine called Sarco has been a […]

October 3, 2021

Is Coöperatie Laatste Wil a Criminal Organisation?

Kim Bos, NRC

Is Coöperatie Laatste Wil a Criminal Organisation? Did the chairman of the Last Will Cooperative participate in a criminal organization? The chairman of Coöperatie Laatste Wil believes that everyone who wants to die should be able to choose to do so. Now he is suspected of participating in a criminal organization. The ultimate goal of […]

August 15, 2021

All options need to be exhausted before considering euthanasia

The Malta Independent, Shona Berger

All options need to be exhausted before considering euthanasia for Malta, according to Professor of Family Medicine and Bioethics Pierre Mallia. Before Malta considers passing legislation on euthanasia, there needs to be an improvement in palliative care, Professor of Family Medicine and Bioethics Pierre Mallia told The Malta Independent on Sunday. “It would be tragic […]