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July 15, 2019

The world’s leading euthanasia advocate designs a “death pod”

Fast Company, John Pavlus

Philip Nitschke’s “Sarco” shines a harsh light on everything screwed up about our cultural attitude toward death. The industrialized West doesn’t know how to deal with death. Culturally, we only seem capable of engaging with the end of a human being’s life in one way: as a problem. That problem can be “solved” by medicalizing […]

July 9, 2019

Death Row drugs on sale at discount to teenagers

The Sunday Mirror, Amy Sharpe

Suicidal schoolchildren are being offered a Death Row drug for £220. And website ghouls are preying on their vulnerability with a sickening half-price discount for ‘0 to 19-year-olds’ on killer Nembutal, which is used to execute prisoners in the US. One promotion even features a “lethal dose calculator” based on age – as low as […]

July 1, 2019

Vice Studios New Documentary on Exit International: Time to Die

Congratulations to Vice & Time to Die Directors Yonni Usiskin & Matt Shea for winning Best Film at Fragments Film Festival 2019, London. Filmed over 5 years in the Netherlands, Australia, the US, Canada, Ireland and the UK, VICE Studio’s long-awaited documentary about Exit International, is ‘Time to Die’. ‘Time To Die’ follows four people, […]

June 19, 2019

Assisted dying: Victorian scheme receives 100 inquiries as laws come into effect

The Guardian, Luke Henriques-Gomes

It took a conscience vote and a marathon parliamentary debate lasting about 100 hours. Now, a year and a half after Victoria passed historic legislation to allow for assisted dying, the laws will come into effect this week. From Wednesday, those suffering from a terminal illness will be able to ask their doctor for lethal […]

June 19, 2019

Euthanasia now Legal in Australian State (Victoria)

AFP, Agence France Presse

Melbourne (AFP) – Terminally ill Australians can for the first time apply to end their own life, after new laws went into effect in the state of Victoria Wednesday. The country’s second most populous region made voluntary euthanasia legal under closely specified circumstances, a first for the country. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews — who supported […]

May 29, 2019

June PPeH Update – Online Nembutal Scams

The June 2019 update to the Peaceful Pill eHandbook offers the most in-depth listing yet of online Nembutal scammers. The new June list includes What’s App, Facebook as well as email and website addresses / numbers and has been compiled by an Exit investigative researcher who is employed precisely for this task. Too many people […]

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 9, 2019

‘A very peaceful death’: Nitschke to unveil high-tech death pod

Tracey Ferrier, Australian Associated Press AAP / The Age

Australian euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke is about to unveil his new high-tech death machine in Venice and says people are already lining up to use it. Dr Nitschke says the Sarco – short for sarcophagus – reinvents the experience of elected deaths. And given it’s made using 3D printers, it could soon help people legally […]