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September 17, 2019

Philip Nitschke: WA dying laws will have to change for people like David Goodall

WA Today, Nathan Hondros

WA’s draft voluntary assisted dying laws would not have helped 104-year-old botanist David Goodall take his own life. Veteran euthanasia advocate Philip Nitschke says WA’s laws will have to change so people like Dr Goodall, who was not suffering a terminal illness, won’t be forced to travel to Switzerland to die. Veteran euthanasia campaigner Philip […]

September 12, 2019

Philip Nitschke speaks of Dutch Dementia case on Al Jazeera ‘New Hour’

Exit International has welcomed the verdict in the criminal case today in the Hague which found a doctor not guilty of the forced euthanasia of a woman with severe dementia. Speaking from Amsterdam, Exit Director, Dr Philip Nitschke, said it was a common sense verdict for the court to find that the doctor had not […]

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September 11, 2019

Dutch Court Upholds Right of Dementia Patient to Voluntary Euthanasia

Media Release Dutch Court Rules Euthanasia OK for Dementia Patients Exit International has welcomed the verdict in the criminal case today in the Hague which found a doctor not guilty of the forced euthanasia of a woman with severe dementia. Speaking from Amsterdam, Exit Director, Dr Philip Nitschke, said it was a common sense verdict […]

September 3, 2019

Dutch D66 working on bill for assisted suicide for ‘completed life’

NL Times, Janene Pieters

Early next year Dutch Parliament coalition party D66¬†will submit a legislative proposal to make assisted suicide possible at the end of a “full” and “completed” life, parliamentarian Pia Dijkstra said in an interview with newspaper AD. The bill is a sensitive topic for Christian parties and coalition partners CDA and ChristenUnie, according to the newspaper. […]

September 2, 2019

London Brexit Workshop – Sunday 27 October

Exit will be holding its final Pre-Brexit workshop on Sunday 27 October 2019. Depending on the outcome of Brexit, this may be the final workshop for sometime in London. Workshop Details are on the Exit Website Workshops page. Venue: Dragon Hall, 17 Stukeley St, WC2B 5LT (Holborn) Date: Sunday 27 October, 2019 Time: 2 – […]

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 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 decades¬†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 […]