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October 9, 2022

Landmark Dutch Euthanasia Court Case

The Landmark Dutch EuthanasiaCourt Case concerning Coöperatie Laatste Wil v State of the Netherlands will be livestreamed starting Monday 10 October. On Monday 10 October 2022 at 09.30, the District Court of The Hague will hear the lawsuit of the Coöperatie Laatste Wil (CLW) against the State. CLW and twenty-nine individual plaintiffs claim that the […]

October 8, 2022

Dr Phil Meets Dr Phil

Dr Phil Meets Dr Phil live on air. In August 2022, Exit’s ‘Dr Phil [Nitschke]’ took part in the American ‘Dr Phil [McGraw]’ show on the topic of Medical Aid in Dying. Zooming in from Amsterdam, other speakers were both in the studio and on the screen. Philip Nitschke’s participation can be viewed HERE The […]

October 1, 2022

Beyond State Borders in Assisted Suicide

AOL, Brendan Rascius

Beyond State Borders in Assisted Suicide A terminally-ill Connecticut woman is suing Vermont to drop their residency requirement for physician-assisted suicide. Bridgeport resident Lynda Bluestein, in addition to a Vermont physician, filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Burlington last month that argues the Green Mountain State’s residency requirement for medical aid in […]

September 18, 2022

Euthanasia Convention for France

Euthanasia Convention for France “[A] Citizens’ Convention? Totally bogus” says Bruno Retailleau, leader of the right-wing Republicans reports Liberation. Retailleau’s remark is aimed at the “citizens’ consultation” to which Emmanuel Macron has referred the debates on euthanasia & assisted suicide. in a Citizens’ Convention, the head of state refrains from having an “official position”. While […]

September 14, 2022

Jean-Luc Godard dies in Switzerland

The Guardian, Angelique Chrisafisin

Jean-Luc Godard dies in Switzerland. Lawyer confirms he chose to end life through assisted dying The medical report on death of 91-year-old director said he had chosen to end his life   Jean-Luc Godard, the maverick French-Swiss director who revolutionised post-war cinema in Europe, died by assisted dying, his lawyer has confirmed. The medical report […]

September 11, 2022

Sarco visits Hoop Doet Leven

Sarco visits Hoop Doet Leven Windmill in Voorhout, Zuid Holland, NL Exit finally has an expected use-date for the Sarco. The Sarco will be used for the first time in mid 2023. Until that time, the prototype has been seen out and about in Zuid Holland, taking in the sights. Where more appropriate than the […]

September 11, 2022

Uruguay Parliament Supports Euthanasia Bill

The Health Committee of Uruguay’s Lower House has passed a bill approving euthanasia leading to the headline, ‘Uruguay Parliament Supports Euthanasia Bill’ reports Mercopress. The body is now to debate the issue in a plenary session, probably next month, it was reported in Montevideo. The bill consists of 12 articles and combines the original text […]

September 5, 2022

Euthanasia of King George V

The Euthanasia of King George V? Described as ‘A Peaceful Ending at Midnight’ history has long held that King George V was assisted with Euthanasia according to The Express The Queen’s grandfather, King George V, passed away when he was 70 years old, following his falling ill in 1936 at Sandringham House, Norfolk. The year […]