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May 23, 2019

‘Dr Death’ Has a New Machine That’s Meant to Disrupt the Way We Die

Vice.com, Matt Shea

This weekend, euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke will unveil his most ambitious death machine yet, the “Sarco”. This weekend in Venice, the euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke will unveil his most ambitious death machine yet. The 3-D printed “Sarco” (short for sarcophagus) will use nitrogen to provide a quick and peaceful death to any adult of sound […]

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 […]

April 12, 2019

Euthanasia cases drop by 7%, accounting for 4% of total deaths in NL

Dutch News

The number of reports of euthanasia in the Netherlands fell last year for the first time in 10 years, the regional monitoring committee RTE said on Thursday, confirming figures published last October. The reason for the 7% drop is unclear, and health minister Hugo de Jonge told MPs last year, when the decline first became […]

February 23, 2019

Victorian firefighter dies in Swiss euthanasia clinic with wife at his bedside

The New Daily

Veteran Victorian firefighter Troy Thornton has died in a Swiss euthanasia clinic, leaving a powerful message for Australian politicians and voters. He wanted the nation to think deeply about the concept of dying well, and to challenge the notion that choosing death is somehow wrong. The 54-year-old died by lethal injection late on Friday, Australian […]

December 3, 2018

Man who counselled wife to kill herself using her emails to appeal conviction

ABC News, Melanie Vujkovic

A Queensland man who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for encouraging and helping his wife to kill herself so he could access her life insurance is appealing against his conviction using emails allegedly written by his wife to Exit International — a group founded by euthanasia campaigner Doctor Philip Nitschke. Graham Morant’s conviction […]

November 2, 2018

Husband who aided wife’s suicide sentenced to 10 years in prison

News Daily

A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for encouraging and helping his wife to kill herself, so he could access her $1.4 million life insurance. Graham Robert Morant was found guilty last month of persuading his wife Jennifer Morant to kill herself in her car and helping her buy the necessary equipment […]