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February 3, 2020

‘With this I never have to depend on a doctor’ – New Dutch Report on Completed Life

The Volksrant, Maud Effting

Halfway through the conversation Henk (83) is suddenly holding a large key in his hands. He carefully walks down the stairs to the gray vault in the basement of his house. There he unpacks a small plastic box with two jars. There are two white pills in each jar. “Look,” he says cheerfully, holding one […]

January 13, 2020

Wall Street Journal – ‘My 100 Love Letters to my Dying Father’

Wall Street Journal, Kimberly Cutter

Two days before Christmas, my father told me he was thinking about shooting himself. It was the winter of 2014, and we were alone in his guesthouse in the Blue Ridge Mountains. I remember the cold electricity of the moment. I sat down on the coffee table and stared at him, blood ringing in my […]

December 10, 2019

History made as Voluntary Assisted Dying Dying becomes Law in WA

WA Today, Nathan Hondros

The McGowan Government’s Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill will now become law after the lower house signed off on the Legislative Council’s amendments. Western Australia has become the third jurisdiction in the federation – and 19th in the world – to legalise euthanasia, with the McGowan government’s voluntary assisted dying law clearing its final parliamentary hurdle […]

August 10, 2019

Euthanasia Police Raid Items Returned to Dr Nitschke

Andrew Hough, The Adelaide Advertiser

A controversial euthanasia advocate has criticised police after his personal belongings were returned yesterday – more than five years after raids on his Adelaide home.Major crime detectives interviewed voluntarily voluntary assisted dying campaigner Dr Philip Nitschke over the death of terminal cancer patient Max Bromson, 67, who died in a Glenelg motel on July 28, […]

July 9, 2019

Death Row drugs on sale at discount to teenagers

The Sunday Mirror, Amy Sharpe

Suicidal schoolchildren are being offered a Death Row drug for £220. And website ghouls are preying on their vulnerability with a sickening half-price discount for ‘0 to 19-year-olds’ on killer Nembutal, which is used to execute prisoners in the US. One promotion even features a “lethal dose calculator” based on age – as low as […]

May 8, 2019

Reinventing death: Nitschke’s new exit pod

Tracey Ferrier, Australian Associated Press AAP

As visitors file past Philip Nitschke’s original death machine in London’s Science Museum, his sleek new 3D-printed model is about to go on display in Venice as a piece of art. The Sarco death pod is a far cry from the Australian doctor’s first euthanasia machine, which he admits “was not the finest piece of […]