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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 […]

October 4, 2020

USA Today – Posts satirize Euthanasia Law: Hawaii bought ‘passing assistance pods’

USA Today, McKenzie Sadeghi

Posts satirize euthanasia law, saying Hawaii bought ‘passing assistance pods’ USA Today, McKenzie Sadeghi The claim: Hawaii bought dozens of ‘passing assistance pods’ following the legalization of assisted suicide Social media posts across Facebook are sharing a satirical view of euthanasia, claiming Hawaii purchased 30 “passing assistance pods.” The claim originated on a satirical Facebook page, The State of Hawaii, which […]

February 3, 2020

‘With this I never have to depend on a doctor’ – New Dutch Report on Completed Life

The Volksrant, Maud Effting

Halfway through the conversation Henk (83) is suddenly holding a large key in his hands. He carefully walks down the stairs to the gray vault in the basement of his house. There he unpacks a small plastic box with two jars. There are two white pills in each jar. “Look,” he says cheerfully, holding one […]