Assisted suicide: The State Council has rejected a new request by the Dignitas association. A new attempt by the Swiss Dignitas association, has again resulted in rejection by the State Council.
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Several studies conducted in hospitals on requests for euthanasia have provided an insight into the reasons and motivations of patients.
Following a round table devoted to the representatives of religions, the members of the Citizens’ Convention on the end of life took part, on the second day of this 2nd session, in round tables of carers and voluntary workers who told about their experience with patients in the field.
After extending access to euthanasia for people whose natural death is not “reasonably predictable” a mere 5 years after passing the first law in 2016, Canada intends to organise its access for people suffering from mental disease as of 17th March 2023.
Meeting for its first inaugural session from the 9th to 11th December 2022, the Citizens’ Convention on the end of life began its work by welcoming highly militant personalities to present the experience from abroad.
Several studies have been released over the last twelve years to estimate the number of euthanasia requests in France. These studies are sometimes quoted in the current debate on the end of life and its legal framework.