News tagged with assisted suicide

Dutch pensioner's decision: when to die with dignity

With a deadly dose of barbiturates stashed in his home in a small eastern Dutch town, pensioner Hans Hillebrand is a "self-determinist": he alone wants to decide when it's time to die with dignity.

Mar 31, 2012
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British court: Right-to-die case can proceed

(AP) -- In a case that challenges Britain's definition of murder, a severely disabled man who says his life has no "privacy or dignity" will be granted a hearing on his request that a doctor be allowed to ...

Mar 12, 2012
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Tribunals needed for assisted suicide in the UK

A new tribunal-style system to provide sympathetic and speedy consideration for each and every terminally-ill patient who wishes to end their lives is needed according to Claudia Carr, from the University ...

Nov 08, 2013
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Chinese boy gets implants after eyes gouged out

A 6-year-old Chinese boy whose eyes were gouged out was receiving implants at a hospital Tuesday in southern China from a Hong Kong surgeon who volunteered his services after learning about the brutal attack.

Sep 10, 2013
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