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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]