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December 6, 2021

Sarco suicide capsule passes legal review in Switzerland

Clare O'Dea, Swiss Info

According to Swiss law experts, the Sarco suicide capsule ‘passes legal review’ in Switzerland reports Swiss Info.

A 3D-printed capsule, destined for use in assisted suicide, may legally be operated in Switzerland, according to advice obtained by Exit International, the organisation that developed the ‘Sarco’ machine.

Some 1,300 people died by assisted suicide in …

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December 4, 2021

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November 28, 2021

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November 8, 2021

Convicted euthanasia advocate Susan Austen ‘thrilled’ by End of Life Choice Bill

The NZ Herald reports that convicted euthanasia advocate Susan Austen ‘thrilled’ by End of Life Choice Bill.

Vita Molyneux, NZ Herald

She’s got four grandchildren with a fifth on the way, a loving husband, and a conviction for importing lethal drugs – Suzy Austen is a little different to your typical grandmother but as a …


October 31, 2021

The right of older people to decide for themselves

Huib Drion, NRC

The right of older people to decide for themselves by Huib Drion – published in NRC, 19 October 1991

Dutch Title: ‘Het zelfgewilde einde van oudere mensen’

There is no doubt in my mind that many old people would find great peace of mind if they had a means at their …


October 3, 2021

Is Coöperatie Laatste Wil a Criminal Organisation?

Did the chairman of the Last Will Cooperative participate in a criminal organization?

The chairman of Coöperatie Laatste Wil believes that everyone who wants to die should be able to choose to do so. Now he is suspected of participating in a criminal organization.

The ultimate goal of CLW is the ‘secure management’ of a …


September 19, 2021

Sandy Morris Challenges California Law

Sandy Morris Challenges California Law – But How?

Sandy Morris challenges California law because when found out she would die of ALS, she resolved that she would bravely, peacefully and legally end her own life, surrounded by her beloved family and views of the Sierra Nevada.

California’s End of Life Option Act requires that people …


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 …