Pages tagged "couple euthanasia"
Sep 18, 2014
The Belgian online news service Moustique (the Mosquito) is featuring an interview with an elderly Belgian couple and their son in which they discuss the couple's plans to die together by euthanasia. Couple euthanasia is not a new phenomenon. In June 2013 we reported on an eerily similar case of an elderly couple dying together by euthanasia in what can only be concluded as euthanasia for social reasons.Like the earlier couple, Francis and Anne are both in their 80s and, while they do have health problems, neither is terminally ill. Moustique conducted a long interview with the couple and their son, John Paul and, while we have characterised this article as an advertorial for such actions, contained in the interview are disturbing facts and comments that seem sadly to be accepted as 'normal' in terms of reasons why such a couple would want euthanasia together. Continue reading