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July 25, 2019

Controversial euthanasia advocate ‘Dr Death’ unveils new 3D-printed suicide pod

Adam Mccleery, Daily Mail Australia

Controversial doctor to unveil new 3D-printed suicide pod on Gold Coast todayDr Philip Nitschke created the Sarco Pod after decadesĀ of euthanasia advocacy He said the pod would provide an ‘almost euphoric’ end to the patient’s life The pod will be unveiled at the Disrupting Death workshop on the Gold Coast   A controversial doctor is […]

July 25, 2019

Police raided homes to seize euthanasia drugs, right-to-die campaigner says

Yahoo News

Police have raided the homes of elderly Australians, demanding they hand over illegally imported euthanasia drugs, right-to-die campaigner Philip Nitschke says. Dr Nitschke, dubbed Australia’s Dr Death, says eight members of his euthanasia group Exit International have been targeted by police in the past two weeks. One member was told officers had the names of […]

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 […]