assisted suicide

 
104-year-old scientist ends his life at Swiss clinic
104-year-old scientist ends his life at Swiss clinic
David Goodall, a 104-year-old Australian scientist has ended his life. The Life Circle clinic in Basel, which assisted him announced his death on...
Supreme Court of Appeals overturns ruling allowing "assisted dying"
Supreme Court of Appeals overturns ruling allowing "assisted dying"
The Supreme Court of Appeals (SCA) on Tuesday overturned a ruling by a lower court granting a terminally ill patient the right to die, the Justice...
Editorial: Matter of life and death
Editorial: Matter of life and death
We agree wholeheartedly with Judge Hans Fabricius who, in his judgment on the case of assisted suicide brought by Robin Stransham-Ford, said that the...
Death and the high cost of living
Death and the high cost of living
Responding to Judge Hans Fabricius's ruling on April 30 that Robin Stransham-Ford be permitted to seek assistance in ending his life, Health Minister...
Assisted suicide ruling remains in force
Assisted suicide ruling remains in force
Judge Hans Fabricius on Monday refused an application by the government and the Health Professions Council to rescind his order, saying it...
Terminally ill man wins right to assisted death
Terminally ill man wins right to assisted death
The High Court in Pretoria on Thursday granted a terminally ill man the right to end his own life, with the help of a doctor.
France moves toward allowing euthanasia with new legislation
France moves toward allowing euthanasia with new legislation
French parliament will debate from January a draft law that would move a step closer to euthanasia by allowing a right to "deep and ongoing...
Choosing when I want to die
Choosing when I want to die
When I was first diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer in 2011, I focused on cure: two clinical trials, two rounds of chemotherapy.
British, French courts juggle the legalities of euthanasia
British, French courts juggle the legalities of euthanasia
A paralysed car crash victim and the widow of a man who had locked-in syndrome lost a legal bid in Britain's highest court on Wednesday for the right...
Granting a death wish: South Africa's euthanasia debate
Granting a death wish: South Africa's euthanasia debate
On Monday October 23 2006, Sean Davison, a forensics professor from the University of the Western Cape, described the condition of his...
There is dignity in being allowed to 'die like a dog'
There is dignity in being allowed to 'die like a dog'
Hannah Cartwright wants her terminally ill mother to die like a dog. Like a beloved, cherished dog: gently stroked by a loving owner, beside a...

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