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The Exit Internationalist

September 9, 2023

Why I am voting YES – Philip Nitschke

It is not often that I stray into mainstream politics, but the forthcoming Australian Referendum on a Voice to Parliament is one issue that I cannot stay silent about. I am voting YES because Aboriginal people have received a raw deal from us white Australians for over 200 years (to put it mildly). Genocide and […]

September 3, 2023

Breaching the stalemate on VAD: it’s time to move beyond a medicalised approach

‘Breaching the stalemate on assisted dying: it’s time to move beyond a medicalised approach’ by Nancy Preston, professor of supportive and palliative care, Sheila Payne, professor of palliative care & Suzanne Ost, professor of law Despite growing legal and medical support for assisted dying, many healthcare professionals do not want to be directly involved. Could […]

September 3, 2023

End-of-life kits being sold online to those who ‘need help, not a substance’

The Irish Examiner

End-of-life kits being sold online to those who ‘need help, not a substance’, says campaigner Tom Curran, who is the Europe co-ordinator for Exit International, said that there are no checks carried out by the sellers of these end-of-life kits on the people who purchase the products on the internet. Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran has […]

Tom and Marie

August 13, 2023

How to Organise an Assisted Death in Switzerland

How to Organise an Assisted Death Switzerland Going to Switzerland: How to Plan your Final Exit is a hands-on, practical guide to help foreigners plan for a voluntary assisted death (VAD) in Switzerland. Published in August 2023, Going to Switzerland provides a step-by-step guide that explains why it is that non-Swiss nationals can get help […]

July 30, 2023

Dr Death and his search for the best way to die

De Volkskrant, by Maud Effting & Haro Kraak

Dr. Death and his search for the best way to die writes Maud Effting and Haro Kraak in de Volkskrant, NL As founder of Exit International, Philip Nitschke fights for access to information about a soft, self- chosen death. “I think every adult with common sense is entitled to that.” On his idyllic houseboat near […]

July 18, 2023

Dutchman Sentenced to 3 Years over Middel X Supply

Algemeen Dagblad

Alex S. Sentenced to 3.5 Years in Prison for supplying Suicide Drug The court in Den Bosch sentenced Alex S. today to 3.5 years in prison, of which 1.5 years is suspended for, among other things, supplying the lethal substance, Middel-X (sodium azide). At least ten of the people that he supplied the substance to […]

July 15, 2023

2023 Print Peaceful Pill Handbook Essentials

The print 2023 edition of the Peaceful Pill Handbook Essentials is now shipping. The updated 2023 edition contains the following updates: Sedative Drugs Changes (August 2022) Swiss Changes (November 2022) Lab Testing of Nembutal (January 2023) Salts Update (February 2023) Reclassification of Benzos (March 2023) News from Sth America (May 2023) DeBreather Update (June 2023) […]

July 9, 2023

The Importance of Legalizing Assisted Dying

The Buddhist Daily

This week the topic of assisted suicide and the lawsuit against Alex S. was in the news in full force. The NVVE believes that there should be more (legal) opportunities for personal control of a dignified end of life. The NVVVE therefore advocates the abolition of the criminality of assisted suicide, the possibility of dying […]