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April 28, 2015

Dr Philip Nitschke on BBC HARDtalk

BBC Hardtalk

27 April 2015 Last updated at 18:01 BST

Philip Nitschke is an Australian humanist, author and founder and director of the pro-euthanasia group Exit International. He says he believes the right to die should be recognised as a fundamental human right.

“If we’re going to acknowledge the right to life, we’ve got to be able to recognise the right to dispose of that gift. And that’s a right to death,” he tells HARDtalk’s Zeinab Badawi.

In this 2015 interview on BBC Hard Talk with Zeinab Badawi, Philip Nitschke discusses euthanasia and assisted suicide