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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 […]

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 […]