September 15, 2021
Sarco Opens in New Exhibition
Sarco Opens in New Exhibition
Sarco is now on display in a new exhibition at the Museum for Sepulchral Culture in Kassel Germany until February 2022.
The Museum for Sepulchral Culture is the only independent institution committed exclusively to cultural and scientific standards that deals with the entire spectrum of the so-called ‘Last Things’, and …
August 29, 2021
Italy Gets >750,000 signatures for Referendum
Italy Gets >750,000 signatures for Referendum which means that a referendum regarding the repeal of the punishment for assistance in dying of a consenting individual will take place in that country.
In 2013 the Italian right to die group, Association Luca Coscioni presented a legislative proposal regarding the legalisation of euthanasia.
This proposal was supported …
August 15, 2021
Maltese Young People more Accepting of Euthanasia
The Malta Independent on Sunday, Shona Berger
Is it surprising that Maltese young people more accepting of euthanasia in Europe’s most Catholic country?
This issue is noted in a recent article in the Malta Independent on Sunday.
Before Malta considers passing legislation on euthanasia, there needs to be an improvement in palliative care, Professor of Family Medicine and Bioethics Pierre Mallia …
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 …
May 9, 2021
Swiss doctor is cleared of murder for a second time
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 …
April 11, 2021
Dutch Group CLW Push for Demedicalisation of Euthanasia Laws
Agence France Presse
The action titled ‘Dutch Group CLW Push for Demedicalisation of Euthanasia Laws’ are suing the Dutch state for infringing their right to privacy.
The Coöperatie Laatste Wil (CLW), together with thirty Dutch citizens, is taking the Dutch State to court to create the legal right for voluntary, elective dying at a time of one’s choosing …
February 21, 2021
The Inevitable: Dispatches on the Right to Die
Katie Engelhart, New York Times
Ms. Engelhart is a freelance journalist who has reported extensively on aging. She is the author of the forthcoming book “The Inevitable: Dispatches on the Right to Die.” This extract is based on her research work.
‘We Are Going to Keep You Safe, Even if It Kills Your Spirit’
For the millions of Americans living …
February 20, 2021
Canadians vote for assistance in dying
OTTAWA — Canadians vote for assistance in dying
Canadians expand assistance in dying in their Senate with Senators passing a revised version of Bill C-7 was passed in the Senate by a vote of 66-19, with three abstentions according to the Huffington Post.
The bill is intended to extend eligibility for assisted dying to …
January 30, 2021
Portugal Votes to Legalise Euthanasia
France 24 - Reuters
Portugal’s parliament voted on Friday to legalise euthanasia, setting the country up to become the seventh in the world to allow terminally ill patients to seek assistance from a doctor to end their life according to France 24.
“With this vote, parliament added dignity to our democracy,” Left Bloc lawmaker Jose Manuel Pureza said, …
December 6, 2020
Laura’s Choice Feature Documentary
Three years in the making by Sam Lara & Cathy Henkel, Laura’s Choice Feature Documentary about their grandmother/ mother Laura Henkel’s life and death (at Pegasos) received a standing ovation at the Revelation Perth International Film Festival in December 2020.
The film will premiere in Melbourne on 28 February 2001.
Laura’s Choice Feature Documentary …