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April 22, 2022

The 10 strangest artefacts in Australian museums – sorted

The Guardian, Charmaine Manuel

A few months after the pandemic was declared and the cultural life of our cities came to a halt, museum curators around the world started posting their collections on social media in a #curatorbattle started by the Yorkshire Museum. The weekly challenges unearthed #sassiestobject, #fantasticfakes, #mysteryobjects and even the #bestmuseumbum.

But it was really #creepiestobject …


April 3, 2022

Oregon ends residency rule for medically assisted suicide

Oregon ends residency rule for medically assisted suicide and so will no longer require people to be residents of the state to use its law allowing terminally ill people to receive lethal medication, after a lawsuit challenged the requirement as unconstitutional, reports Associated Press.

In a settlement filed in U.S. District Court in Portland …


March 29, 2022

THE inventor of a controversial suicide pod

THE inventor of a controversial suicide pod says ‘DEATH POD I invented a ‘suicide machine’ – and I might even use it one day’.

“Dr Death” – real name Dr Philip Nitschke – made headlines last year after claiming his Sarco capsule could be used in Switzerland from 2022, allowing those who are seriously sick …


March 27, 2022

Palliative Care Doctor & Nurse die in Switzerland

Palliative Care Doctor & Nurse die in Switzerland

Joint Statement Exit-Pegasos – Sisters Dr Lila Ammouri & Susan Frazier

Joint Statement Exit-Pegasos – Sisters Dr Lila Ammouri & Susan Frazier

Sisters Lila Ammouri 54, and Susan Frazier 49, from Arizona, US travelled to Basel Switzerland and died at the Pegasos clinic in Liestal on February …


March 20, 2022

Acclaimed Writer Annah Faulkner Leaves Literary Suicide Note

Acclaimed Writer Annah Faulkner Leaves Literary Suicide Note

Annah Faulkner’s final non-fiction writing in the form of her suicide note is poignant, thought-provoking, life-affirming and tragic.

It tells of a plea for the rational elderly to be better understood and respected in their end-of-life decision making.

To read Annah Faulkner is to understand the work


March 14, 2022

Exit Live Workshops postponed

Exit Workshops postponed to November 2022 due to difficulties with venues and the Australian floods. 

Apologies.

Exit Workshops

  • free & exclusive for Exit Members
  • face-to-face events
  • back after C19
  • based on the Peaceful Pill eHandbook
  • generally last 4 hours inc 30 minute afternoon/ morning tea break & Q/A

Workshop Topics

  • Voluntary assisted dying (VAD),

March 14, 2022

New Peaceful Pill eHandbook – Coming Soon

In recent months, the authors of the Peaceful Pill eHandbook have been hard at work undertaking a complete re-write and condensing of the existing Peaceful Pill eHandbook.

This is the first complete overhaul of the book since it was originally published online in 2008.

The aim of the re-write and condensing is to offer …


March 7, 2022

Italian court blocks referendum on euthanasia

ROME (CNS) — Italian Court blocks referendum on euthanasia, saying it would violate constitutional protections of human life reports global media.

The Italian Constitutional Court, which ruled in 2019 against punishing a physician for assisting with the death of a terminally ill patient experiencing intolerable suffering, had urged parliament to draft clear legislation regulating …


February 14, 2022

Right to Die Documentary wins Best Producer

‘Right to Die’ Documentary wins Best Producer

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On 12 February 2022, ‘Right to Die’ (feature documentary) won best producer at the World Film Fair in New York.

Right to Die Documentary wins Best Producer

The Backstory

In February 2020, shortly before the first lockdown, Philip Nitschke travelled to Helsinki to meet with lawyers about the possible use of …

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February 14, 2022

Dutch High Court Allows Euthanasia for Dementia Patients

Dutch High Court Allows Euthanasia for Dementia Patients

The Netherlands Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a landmark euthanasia ruling in the case of a doctor charged with murder for performing euthanasia on a patient with severe dementia.

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (CN) — The Netherlands Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a landmark euthanasia ruling in the …

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