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Euthanasia to escape lockdown in Canada
Euthanasia to escape lockdown in Canada
Elderly Canadian woman euthanised to avoid COVID lockdown, a “shocking” development warns CNK
Parliamentary flurry over Dignitas in lockdown
Parliamentary flurry over Dignitas in lockdown
Activist MPs use coronavirus to press for the legalisation of assisted suicide, prompting ‘muddled thinking’ on travel abroad for assisted suicide but also a firm reiteration that the issue is for Parliament, not Government.
Doctors at coalface scrutinise simplistic claims
Doctors at coalface scrutinise simplistic claims
More than 50 'doctors who care daily for dying patients' argue in The Sunday Times that 'any marginal interest' BMA members might have in legalising assisted suicide and/or euthanasia is 'not matched by enthusiasm for the practice.'
NZ vote 'based on widespread confusion'
NZ vote 'based on widespread confusion'
Responding to the results of a referendum on euthanasia, campaigners in New Zealand note that polling indicated 'widespread confusion' about how a new law would function.
MP raises assisted suicide travel during lockdown
MP raises assisted suicide travel during lockdown
CNK responds to parliamentary question on travelling for assisted suicide during COVID lockdown

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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  • 🇳🇱 'The chair of the #euthanasia review committee... said: "Doctors now have less to worry about putting their neck… https://t.co/EuVgEh5I8P
  • 🇨🇦 'Language and perceptions are powerful. Including “#disability” as a condition warranting #assistedsuicide equat… https://t.co/WhOBThyWye
  • 🇨🇦 'Extraordinary efforts have been made in suicide prevention in our communities… The expansion of MAID [… https://t.co/Fmql1wE4Mq
  • 🇨🇦 '90-year-old Nancy Russell died last month by #euthanasia (MAiD) to avoid living through another COVID-19 lock-d… https://t.co/HdSAcxkttH
  • In which a doctor cites a patient with lung disease 'short of breath doing even simple tasks.' He needs oxygen at h… https://t.co/otxLRMBROT

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