The activist professor’s second book explores the unvarnished truth behind assisted death
Once again the issue of voluntary euthanasia is before the courts, and once again the state is trying to hold back the inevitable
In a country where spirituality and faith play such an important role, the rational argument will not convince
People’s morality, religion or culture should not override other people’s right to end their lives
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.
There is certain utility in having a living will but it remains legally inert, writes Neil Kirby.
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.
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?
However much we abhor the idea, the choice is personal and should be respected
Dr JV Larsen repsonds to the article The right to life – and death.
Western Cape University Professor Sean Davison says SA should legalise euthanasia as many doctors already secretly help elderly patients to die.
Authors of nonfiction books on assisted suicide risk imprisonment, especially if the book is published in New Zealand, writes Barbara Erasmus.
Some believe that proper palliative care goes a long way towards countering arguments for euthanasia, writes Thalia Randall.
A campaign to legalise doctor-assisted suicide and active euthanasia in South Africa has stirred the debate around the controversial subject.
A severely disabled UK man who wants a doctor to be able to lawfully end his "intolerable" life can proceed with his court case, a judge has ruled.
Sean Davison, due to stand trial for the attempted murder of his mother, has launched an organisation to campaign for the legalisation of euthanasia.
The academic arrested after helping his terminally ill mother to die in New Zealand has arrived back in South Africa.
Most of us would rather not think about death. But in Oregon assisted suicides have been legal for more than 10 years.