Euthanasia and Suicide

St Malo: Suspended prison sentence for the murder of her daughter

On September 15, 2015, the Criminal Court in Rennes condemned Mrs. Laurence Nait Kaoudjt to a five-year suspended prison sentence, for having killed her eight-year-old daughter, Melanie, in 2010, who was severely handicapped since birth. This case has once again...

Great Britain: Assisted Suicide rejected by the House of Commons

On September 11, 2015, the House of Commons studied a motion on assisted suicide, the Assisted Dying Bill (No 2) 2015, a subject which divides the British people. The text was massively rejected by 330 votes against and 118 for. This motion, presented by MP Rob Marris...

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...