euthanasia

 
Why I do not support active euthanasia
Why I do not support active euthanasia
I read with great interest the column by...
Why I support active euthanasia
Why I support active euthanasia
A woman killed her grandfather in 1992. She did this in a neighbouring country, having watched him suffer excruciatingly and after he had pleaded...
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...
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.
Euthanasia no answer to life's challenges
Euthanasia no answer to life's challenges
Andrew Verrijdt identifies but fails to recognise the importance of a feature of the case of the deaf Belgian twins who were euthanised because...
The right to life – and death
The right to life – and death
I often wonder about Helen Keller. Not the fact that she was a militant socialist and an indefatigable enemy of all things capitalism; that part I...
SA professor claims 'doctors secretly help patients die'
SA professor claims 'doctors secretly help patients die'
"Many doctors have said to me privately that they've helped people to die ... at their request. It's the choice of the doctor [though]...

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