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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 […]

August 30, 2018

Tribute to Novelist, Biographer & Public Intellectual Dr Peter Corris

The world is a poorer place today – 30 August 2018 – after hearing of the death of Dr Peter Corris. A respected novelist, columnist and public intellectual in Australia, Peter was also the biographer of Exit Founder, Dr Philip Nitschke. In 2013, Philip and Peter collaborated on a year long writing project. The result […]

August 28, 2018

Right to death should be personal choice, say Exit members

Sally Pryor, Canberra Times

Not many people have seen what Jan Clifford has when it comes to terrible deaths. During her 30-year career as a physiotherapist in intensive care, she saw hundreds of people die in ways they never would have wanted, given the choice. Now that she’s nearing 70, Ms Clifford said it become even more important to […]

July 16, 2018

David Goodall’s final hour: An appointment with death

ABC TV

Foreign Correspondent joined Perth scientist David Goodall, 104, to record an intimate portrait of his final days as he crossed the globe to farewell family and campaign for his last rights. Watch Foreign Correspondent HERE In a spare one-bedroom apartment tucked behind a storage yard on the outskirts of a small town at the foot […]

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July 8, 2018

Memorial for scientist who took own life

AAP

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 […]

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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 […]

May 30, 2018

Echontedaily Byron Bay, Chris Dobney

Jim*, a disabled pensioner living in the Tweed, was paid a surprise middle-of-the-night visit on Friday (May 25) by local police to inquire as to his ‘mental state’ and whether or not he had imported the euthanasia drug Nembutal. Jim told Echonetdaily two police shone torches through the windows of his duplex and banged on […]