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September 10, 2020

Irish Campaigners support allowing terminally ill people to end their own lives

Irish Examiner, Daniel McConnell

Leading cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan and Tom Curran, husband of Marie Fleming, will publicly voice their support for a new bill aimed at allowing terminally ill people end their own lives. Ms Phelan, Mr Curran, and Gail O’Rorke — who was acquitted of attempting to help her friend Bernadette Ford travel to a euthanasia clinic […]

September 6, 2020

Alain Cocq: Facebook Prevents Incurably Ill Man from Live Death

FR24 News

Facebook says it will prevent a Frenchman suffering from an incurable disease from broadcasting live his own death. Alain Cocq, 57, was planning to air his final days after starting to refuse food, drink and medicine on Saturday. President Emmanuel Macron had previously rejected his request for euthanasia. Mr. Cocq wants the law in France […]

August 25, 2020

Meet the woman campaigning for her right to die just for being old

Euronews, Camille Bello

Jacqueline Jencquel has been campaigning for the right to die for the past ten years. She gained popularity as a lobbyist for the cause after a Swiss newspaper came across her blog “La vieillesse est une maladie incurable” (Old age is an incurable disease). Jencquel is 76 years old, she’s not suffering from any serious […]

August 16, 2020

Professor Sean Davison struck off register in New Zealand

IOL Cape Times, Francesca Villette

Cape Town – Euthanasia advocate Professor Sean Davison’s plans to move back to his birth country have been abandoned after he was charged with professional misconduct and struck off the medical register in New Zealand. He said he still failed to understand why “helping three men to end their unbearable suffering” made him unfit to […]

July 14, 2020

Is Pentobarbital ‘cruel and unusual’ punishment? Executions to Go Ahead

Associated Press

On Monday 13 July, it was reported that a Federal Court of Appeals Judge in Washington DC blocked the four federal executions schedule for July / August 2020 in various US states because ‘pentobarbital-only’ executions were argued to pose “an unconstitutionally significant risk of serious pain.” The US Supreme Court has since stepped in. Listen […]

June 7, 2020

My friend chose an assisted death in Switzerland. Her dying wish was to tell you why

Ryan Prior, CNN

Shortly after 11 a.m. on December 16, 2019, Cindy Siegel Shepler drew her last breath in a spartan room in Basel, Switzerland. The 62-year-old American twisted a knob on her IV pole and soon fell asleep for the last time. I had stayed with her and her husband David in Knoxville, Tennessee, for their last […]