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Spanish lawmakers pass bill allowing euthanasia and assisted suicide

December 19, 2020 1:04 pm

Spain’s draft law was presented in February by the incoming Socialist-led government of Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, which argued for the removal of an article in Spain’s criminal code that bans anyone from assisting in the death of a person suffering from a terminal illness.

Dutch government backs euthanasia for under-12s

October 14, 2020 3:25 pm

Experts say the change would only apply to a small group of terminally-ill children who are "suffering hopelessly." The issue has proven extremely controversial, sparking months of debate in the ruling coalition.

Frenchman with incurable disease to livestream his death

September 05, 2020 6:02 pm

The man had written to Emmanuel Macron asking to be given a sedative to allow him to die in peace but the president wrote back to him explaining this was not allowed under French law.

Mysuru: Cow injured after eating food stuffed with explosives, euthanised

July 22, 2020 9:52 am

According to the forest department officials, the cow was grazing on the fields when it consumed the explosive-filled food kept by the villagers to kill wild boars to prevent them from destroying their crops.

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

October 23, 2019 3:22 pm

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

June 19, 2019 2:14 pm

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

June 05, 2019 1:20 pm

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

January 01, 2019 5:17 am

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.

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

August 29, 2018 6:25 pm

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

July 27, 2018 9:37 am

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.