euthanasia News

Paralympian who won gold and silver medals in wheelchair racing ends life through euthanasia

Marieke Vervoort won gold and silver medals in 2012 at the London Paralympics in wheelchair racing, and two more medals three years ago in Rio de Janeiro.

Voluntary Euthanasia becomes legal in Australian state

To be eligible under the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act, a person 18 years or older must have an advanced disease causing them unacceptable suffering and is likely to cause their death within six months, or 12 months for neurodegenerative diseases.


'I am drained': Teen rape survivor opts for euthanasia in the Netherlands

According to a report in Daily Beast, Noa was allegedly sexually assaulted at a school party when she was 11 years old. She was allegedly raped by two men three years later.

Their euthanasia plea turned down, couple prepares for a changing Mumbai this year

Through the decades that Narayan spent working with the state transport department and Iravati as a teacher at the Aryan Education Society High School, they have seen Mumbai’s transition.

Willing death

The right to die with dignity is essential. The challenge is to tailor the law to an imperfect society

Goodbye, Goodall

An Australian scientist opts for assisted euthanasia, starts a conversation on the right to chose one’s own death.


Mercy killing or murder? The death of a scientist starts a debate on euthanasia in Australia

The incident has tapped into the broader debate in Australia over euthanasia and assisted dying, which has been renewed in recent weeks as Parliament considered a proposal to overturn a two-decade-old ban on the practice in the nation’s territories.

Gujarat: 10 members of a family seek nod for euthanasia

Ten members of a family in Kalol on Thursday submitted a memorandum to the Panchmahal district collector seeking euthanasia alleging harassment by money lenders as the reason.

Dignity, but for whom?

Verdict on living wills does not take into account socioeconomic realities.

A Law Without Parliament

Euthanasia verdict was not within the Supreme Court’s ambit to deliver