Euthanasia and Suicide

Quebec: Palliative Care Centers oppose Euthanasia

On September 10, 2015 while the Medical College in Quebec was due to publish an administrative protocol for doctors, regarding medical assistance in dying, the 29 centers for Palliative Care declared that they would not practice any acts of euthanasia. The Palliative...

The assisted suicide of an English lady of 75 in good health

On July 21, 2015, a 75-year-old lady organised her assisted suicide in Switzerland, even though she didn’t have any serious health problems. This Englishwoman, a retired nurse living in England, explained to the Sunday Times, a few days before her death: “I want...

Vincent Lambert: Justice in the Front Line Again

  Two new judiciary initiatives were taken these past few days concerning the future of Vincent Lambert: on the one hand the Procurer of Reims engaged a guardianship judge to appoint a tutor; and on the other hand Vincent’s parents have also gone to court to...

Proposition of law on the End of Life: towards sedation for all?

By Tugdual Derville Tugdual Derville is founder of A Bras Ouverts (With Open Arms), and author of “La bataille de l’euthanasie” (The Euthanasia Battle) (Salvator). He is the chief delegate of Alliance VITA and spokesman of the Kill the Pain, not the Patient...