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Supreme Court allows passive euthanasia, living will

The Supreme Court (SC) allowed passive euthanasia and right to give advance medical directives or ‘Living Wills’, stating that human beings have the right to die with dignity as part of fundamental right, but made sure to set out strict guidelines that will govern when it is permitted. The ruling was given by five-judge Constitution ..

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Mobile euthanasia programme by “Right to Die” group in Netherlands

A mobile euthanasia programme launched in the Netherlands has become recent point of controversy. In Netherlands a specialized team is sent out house-to-house to aid patients finish their lives. The project has elicited acute critique from doctors. The project is the brainchild of the Dutch predominately donor-funded pro-mercy killing group: “Right to Die” NL. The ..

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