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Oregon assisted suicides jump 28%
Oregon assisted suicides jump 28%
Total would translate to 3,880 for a UK-sized population
Portuguese President sends new law for review
Portuguese President sends new law for review
‘Excessively indeterminate’ and subjective criteria see Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa question the constitutionality of a euthanasia bill
Irish human rights body takes bill to task
Irish human rights body takes bill to task
Ireland’s human rights watchdog identifies dangers of, and calls for ‘significant amendments’ to, euthanasia and assisted suicide bill
UN experts condemn euthanasia for disability
UN experts condemn euthanasia for disability
Special rapporteurs argue that legislative provisions for assisted suicide and euthanasia ‘tend to rest on - or draw strength from - ableist assumptions about the inherent “quality of life” or “worth’ of the life of a person with a disability.’
'Nothing progressive about ripping up' protections
'Nothing progressive about ripping up' protections
CNK CEO responds to activist MSPs, as politicians look ahead to the election of a new Scottish Parliament

personal stories

Euthanasia in Belgium - a son's story
Euthanasia in Belgium - a son's story
Godelieva De Troyer had been suffering from chronic depression for twenty years when she was euthanised, her family unaware, by the doctor who co-chairs the federal euthanasia regulator and who co-founded an organisation De Troyer had just given money to.

Assisted suicide law 'would make me feel a burden'
Assisted suicide law 'would make me feel a burden'
Mark Blackwell, living with Parkinson's disease and the after-effects of a severe stroke, explains why he fears legalised assisted suicide

'Nobody said: "Why do you want to die?"'
'Nobody said: "Why do you want to die?"'
Disability activist describes 'the thing that solidified for me that we actually can't safely put in place in this country assisted suicide legislation', as Western Australia mulls euthanasia

'So grateful there wasn't a change in the law'
'So grateful there wasn't a change in the law'
CNK Board member Nola Leach speaks on Radio 4 about her husband's death after three years living with 'brutal' Alzheimer's

Kiwis speak: the threat to us
Kiwis speak: the threat to us
Watch ordinary New Zealanders explain why a proposed assisted suicide law would pose a direct threat to them and countless people like them

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