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July 25, 2021

Suicide Related Materials Offences Act

Exit International has long been the subject of political persecution by multiple governments in Australia. Nowhere is this more obvious than with the Suicide Related Materials Offences Act (Australia) amendment to the Australian Criminal Code.

In short, this infamous 2006 Australian law prevents the use of the phone, email, fax and the Internet to …


July 19, 2021

July 2021 Update – Anti-Coronavirus Helmets

The July 2021 update to the Peaceful Pill eHandbook focuses on the efficacy of Anti-Coronavirus Helmets as useful, lawful alternatives to the plastic exit bag.

While inert gases (eg. Nitrogen, Helium) have long proven to be an effective and reliable means of a peaceful death, the idea of plastic bag has meant that the strategy …


July 4, 2021

Calls in Italy to Allow Swiss Model Law Reform

Calls in Italy to Allow Swiss Model Law Reform

The Calls in Italy to Allow Swiss Model Law Reform require the collection of signatures to call a referendum regarding the repeal of the punishment for assistance in dying of a consenting individual.

In 2013 the Italian right to die group, Association Luca Coscioni presented a …


June 20, 2021

Voluntary Assisted Dying in Queensland

While Queensland Parliament argues over voluntary assisted dying in Queensland legislation, euthanasia advocate Cath Henderson is striving for last rights to die for and says a shocking number of Gold Coast residents are already taking matters into their own hands.

Two cancers, 12 years, multiple rounds of chemotherapy and radiation … it all added up …


June 20, 2021

June 2021 Update – Zsuzsi Yardley’s VAD at Pegasos

In an extraordinary act of generosity, footage of Zsuzsi Yardley’s VAD at Pegasos in Switzerland was bequeathed to Exit by this 81 year old Holocaust survivor (and Exit Life Member).

Zsuzsi died peacefully at Pegasos Swiss Association on 3 June 2021.

This footage is Zsuzsi Yardley’s VAD at Pegasos in Switzerland is her unique legacy …


June 13, 2021

Holocaust Survivor Zsuzsi Yardley dies in Switzerland

Exit Life Member – Zsuzsi Yardley – died at Pegasos in Liestal Switzerland on 3 June 2021.

Shortly before her death Zsuzsi wrote:

Dear Friends,

It is more than fifty years ago that I joined a campaigning organisation for the right to make choices at the end of life, called Exit. Organisations change, their names


May 9, 2021

Swiss doctor is cleared of murder for a second time

Swiss Info

A Swiss doctor is cleared of murder for a second time for helping a mentally ill woman take her life has once more been cleared of intentional homicide.

A Swiss appeals court in canton Basel rejected attempts by prosecutors to overturn a 2019 verdict that had cleared the doctor of murder. The court upheld the …


May 9, 2021

May 2021 Update – Morphine & the Opiods

The topic of the May 2021 Peaceful Pill eHandbook Update is ‘Morphine and the Opioids’.

This Update features a re-written chapter on the Opioids and some new sections on terminal sedation, Double M therapy, the opioid antidote of Naloxone and the problems with slow euthanasia as an end of life process.

Topics include:

  • Role of


April 20, 2021

Peaceful Pill Handbook 2021 Print Edition

The Peaceful Pill Handbook 2021 Print Edition is now available from Amazon stores around the world.

This new edition is based on the March 2021 edition of the online Peaceful Pill eHandbook.

There are 28 chapters covering topics such as drugs, poisons, gases, the Swiss services as well as other things that matter including …