"Don't Mention the War!"

  Just in case you hadn't noticed February 6 to 12 was "Euthanasia week" in the Netherlands.  And what better way to mark this, the tenth anniversary of the Dutch right-to-die legislation, than a film festival.Film buffs will be treated to an array of 35 films, old and new that deal with euthanasia  including five premieres â�� one focussing on the work of the  Continue reading

Just in case you hadn't noticed February 6 to 12 was "Euthanasia week" in the Netherlands. And what better way to mark this, the tenth anniversary of the Dutch right-to-die legislation, than a film festival.

Late last year we reported that the   was considering a move to create mobile euthanasia services in the Netherlands. Home delivery â�� Dutch style!Dutch Minister of Health, Edith Schippers Continue reading

Nitschke in the News - again

  On the 23 of January, the  Continue reading

Council of Europe: "Euthanasia must always be prohibited"

Comment by Alex Schadenberg cross posted from alexschadenberg.blogspot.com (25th January 2012)Yesterday  Continue reading

The Choice Illusion

Real choice is preserved without euthanasia & assisted suicide. We have an established routine in our family for the purchase of a used car. It's been honed over the last quarter decade and seems to work quite well. My role is to find the right vehicle and talk to the car salesman. Once I've established a few facts and signal a desire to purchase, I tell the salesman that I'll need to talk it over with my wife and get back to him. Continue reading

The Dutch mobilize death

  Minister  is quoted in the  Continue reading

The Dutch polish the slippery slope

  Once it was common to hear pro-euthanasia commentators dismiss, out-of-hand, any possibility that euthanasia & assisted suicide law could not be contained.  It's less common these days - most likely because The Dutch experiment continues to prove the hypothesis.The  Continue reading

New Zealand court case fuels the debate

  Sean Davidson, a New Zealand citizen who was working and living in South Africa, returned home to Dunedin to care for his sick and dying mother.  Reports suggest that, at the time, she was deliberately starving herself to death.A court case in New Zealand has sparked debate about Euthanasia & Assisted Suicide. Continue reading

A tale of two blogs

  The first tells the story of a French Woman with Locked In syndrome, her fight for life and against euthanasia that recently saw her receive France's highest honour, .  The French Parliament, only a few years ago, shunned euthanasia and assisted suicide in a comprehensive parliamentary report. Continue reading

Elder Abuse - a reality we cannot ignore

Whenever I speak on the subject of euthanasia & assisted suicide, one of my main points is always the issue of  .Elder Abuse Continue reading