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April 19, 2018

Suicide machine controlled by blink of eye sparks euthanasia debate

Anthony Cuthbertson, The Independent

Opponents of euthanasia have expressed concern at the creation of a “suicide machine”, which has been developed by Dr Philip Nitschke. The well-known advocate of individuals’ right to die has regularly caused controversy by assisting what he calls “rational suicides”. Having developed machines in the past that could be used by individuals to inject themselves with […]

April 16, 2018

WASH POST: Nitschke’s ‘suicide machine’ draws crowds at Amsterdam funeral fair

The Washington Post, Amanda Erickson

A controversial suicide pod that enables its occupant to kill themselves at the press of a button went on display at an Amsterdam funeral show on Saturday. Called the “Sarco”, short for sarcophagus, the 3D-printed machine invented by Australian euthanasia activist Philip Nitschke and Dutch designer Alexander Bannink comes with a detachable coffin, mounted on […]

April 16, 2018

‘Sarco’ Death Pod That Lets Users Kill Themselves Showcased

Newsweek, Jason Murdock

A 3D-printed euthanasia device that will assist users to kill themselves was displayed for the first time on Saturday (April 14) during a funeral fair in Amsterdam. Dubbed ‘Sarco,’ short for sarcophagus, the model was revealed alongside a virtual reality (VR) demonstration which let attendees experience the pod in action. The device first hit the headlines last year after […]

April 6, 2018

Here’s Why I Invented A ‘Death Machine’ That Lets People Take Their Own Lives

Huffington Post

Talk about “dying with dignity” has grown to a calamitous pitch in recent years. “Right to die” groups vie for supremacy, trying to show who can make the dying experience the least degrading. Who can replace the utter macabre-ness of the necessity of death with something more palatable. In this reclamation of death ― a […]

April 1, 2018

2018 PRINT Peaceful Pill Handbook – Now Available

There are 2 published versions of the Peaceful Pill Handbook: Print OR Online. 1. Online Edition – Peaceful Pill eHandbook Continuously updated with new information Available on 24 month subscription basis (US$85) Contains 50+ videos Allows access to Peaceful Pill Forums (on approval & after 1 month wait period) Printed from live URL secure line […]

March 27, 2018

Controversial advocate for ‘voluntary euthanasia’ earns fans in Canada


While Canada’s current laws on medically assisted death are being challenged in and out of court, there is another type of discussion quietly percolating across Canada, bolstered by a controversial former physician who advocates for what he calls “personal euthanasia.” Philip Nitschke is the founder of Exit International and an Australian former physician who now […]



March 15, 2018

NZ Independent Police Conduct Report Slams Exit Illegal Roadblock

NZ Independent Police Conduct Authority & the NZ Privacy Commissioner have today slammed the roadblock mounted by NZ Police as part of Operation Painter. Operation Painter was the undercover Police investigation that led to Exit’s Wellington Chapter Coordinator being charged with drug offences and assisting a suicide. The Roadblock was not only a breach of […]

February 25, 2018

Lady Lucan’s suicide club where members share tips on how to end their own lives

The Mirror, Deborah Sherwood & Amy Sharpe

On most days it is a community centre that rings with the joys of life, as noisy kids take part in after-school clubs. But on this particular afternoon, those gathered here seek only peace. At times, it is so quiet you could hear a needle drop. This is Exit International, the secretive suicide club which […]