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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 […]

October 18, 2018

Euthanasia Rate in NL Falls in 2017 for First Time

The number of reported cases of euthanasia has fallen for the first time since the practice was formalised in 2002, Trouw reported on Tuesday. There were 4,600 cases of euthanasia in the Netherlands in the first nine months of this year, a drop of 9% on the same period in 2017, Trouw said. Jacob Kohnstamm, […]

September 20, 2018

Timing of arrest of Dignity SA Director Sean Davison questioned

Marianne Thamm, The Daily Maverick

Two weeks after a World Federation of Right to Die Societies conference in Cape Town hosted by Dignity SA, police arrested Professor Sean Davison, director and founder of the organisation, on a charge of murder. Davison’s arrest is related to the suicide of quadriplegic, Dr Anrich Burger, in a Cape Town hotel room in 2013. […]

September 19, 2018

Founder of euthanasia organisation Sean Davison arrested for murder

Jenna Etheridge, News 24

The founder of right-to-die organisation, DignitySA, Sean Davison*, has been arrested on a murder charge in Cape Town, a colleague and co-founder confirmed on Wednesday. Davison was arrested on Tuesday, apparently over the death of his friend Anrich Burger in 2013. Burger became a quadriplegic after a car crash. Davison, the professor who helped his […]

July 8, 2018

Memorial Celebrates Life of David Goodall

AAP, in The Daily Mail

A public memorial will be held in Perth for Australia’s oldest scientist David Goodall, who died in Switzerland from assisted suicide aged 104. Professor Goodall took his own life on May 10 at a clinic near Basel after spending his last days patiently and openly explaining his decision to a huge media throng from around […]