Euthanasia and Suicide

« Euthanasia, Behind the Scenes » (Belgian Book Release)

“Euthanasia, Behind the Scenes”, is a new book published by Mols, on the end-of-life and the consequences of euthanasia. The foreword of the book was written Jacques RICOT, philosopher, and Dr Timothy DEVOS, hematologist and professor at Leuven University...

Euthanasia Rising Sharply in Quebec

According to a major report which has just been made public, Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD), and continuous palliative sedation have risen sharply since the end of 2015 when these practices were legalized in Quebec. A law passed on June 5, 2014 established a...

Inadmissibly Endorsing Infanticide

Alliance VITA firmly denounces the media coverage via “Konbini” (a French pop culture website), regarding a woman who declares having killed her severely disabled 3-year-old child more than 30 years ago. Caroline Roux, Alliance Vita’s Assistant General Delegate...

Suicides in France: Improve Understanding to Improve Prevention

On February 5, 2019 to mark the national day dedicated to preventing suicide, the French public health agency published several well-documented articles on suicide and attempted suicides in France over the past several years. High suicide rate in France According to...

Euthanasia in the Netherlands: A Liberal Interpretation of the Law

The European Institute of Bioethics has evaluated the new medical code regarding Euthanasia, recently published by the regional euthanasia commissions in the Netherlands. This text explains how legal criteria relating to euthanasia must be interpreted, and reveals the...

Reports of Hasty Use and Misuse of Euthanasia in Quebec

An unprecedented study published in the British Journal of Medical Ethics, denounces the misuse and easy access to what is euphemistically called “Medical Aid in Dying” (MAiD), which in reality implies resorting to euthanasia and assisted suicide in Quebec. The...