Emma Thomasson
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/ 7 May 2008

Euthanasia still a dilemma for Dutch doctors

”I am not a monster. I’m also not a God. In the best case I’m an angel,” muses a doctor in a Dutch play about euthanasia, before delivering a lethal injection to an old friend, a cancer patient. The Good Death is playing to packed houses across The Netherlands, which became the first country to legalise euthanasia in 2002.