The activist professor’s second book explores the unvarnished truth behind assisted death
People’s morality, religion or culture should not override other people’s right to end their lives
Contradictory signals have fuelled debate on an issue that has huge resonance in a fast-ageing country where the Church still exerts strong influence
David Goodall, a renowned Australian scientist, travelled to Switzerland to end his own life
In 2015, the High Court granted a terminally ill man, Robin Stransham-Ford, the right to die with dignity by way of euthanasia.
The Constitutional Court must indeed rule on the matter of doctor-assisted dying, if only because of the need for a national rule.
Our health minister’s ideas on euthanasia have no place in a secular country like ours.
The court order allowing Robin Stransham-Ford to end his own life will not be rescinded, even though he died two hours before the order was granted.
The Pretoria High Court has ruled that a man who suffers from terminal prostate cancer is allowed to seek help to end his life on his own terms.
A new legislation states that terminally ill patients are allowed the right to ongoing sedation until death, if requested.
Desmond Tutu and others have commented recently on the right to euthanasia. What about self-euthanasia?
A UK court has denied two men the right to die as a French court acquits a doctor for lethal injections and another orders a comatose man kept alive.
Sean Davison published his story of how he assisted his mother in her wish to die. Now he’s at the centre of South Africa’s euthanasia debate.
Authors of nonfiction books on assisted suicide risk imprisonment, especially if the book is published in New Zealand, writes Barbara Erasmus.
Most of us would rather not think about death. But in Oregon assisted suicides have been legal for more than 10 years.
The parents of a paralysed rugby player — believed to be the youngest Briton to take his life at an assisted suicide clinic — defended his decision.
A woman with multiple sclerosis is mounting a High Court challenge to force the UK’s top prosecutor to clarify the law on assisted suicide.